Oil, Gas & Mining

23-11-2015
Airstrikes on oil and gas fields in eastern Syria by the U.S.-led coalition appear to have already led to a rise in power cuts in Damascus and other Syrian cities.
16-11-2015
The U.S. is stepping up its airstrikes against Syrian oil fields and installations held by ISIS, potentially endangering critical assets for Syria’s future reconstruction.
09-11-2015
An Israeli company searching for oil in the occupied Golan Heights has received a two-year extension on its drilling rights.
02-11-2015
An update by the Ministry of Petroleum has confirmed the dire situation of the Syrian oil and gas industry.
26-10-2015
A strike by the U.S.-led coalition bombing the Islamic State has reportedly destroyed facilities at the Omar field, one of the largest in Syria.
22-10-2015
The Damascus Governorate has increased the price of gas bottles only ten days after a countrywide increase imposed by the Ministry of Domestic Trade.
21-10-2015
The takeover by ISIS of a gas pipeline has reduced Syria’s gas output by a quarter, the Minister of Petroleum said.
12-10-2015
An Israeli oil company searching for oil in the occupied Golan Heights said that it found “significant quantities of oil and gas.”
05-10-2015
In a surprise move, Russia’s Soyuzneftegaz, an oil and gas company exploring Syria’s offshore areas, has announced that it was withdrawing from the Syrian market.
28-09-2015
The Syrian Ministry of Petroleum has updated its estimate of the losses suffered by Syria’s gas industry since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.
28-09-2015
New details have emerged on the level of exports and revenues generated by the PYD, the Kurdish party in control of Syria’s northeastern region, from crude oil.
21-09-2015
The vice-President of Stroytransgaz, one of Russia's largest engineering companies, visited Damascus last week, reportedly seeking new project opportunities.
07-09-2015
After having found hydrocarbons in a previous exploration site, Afek Oil, an Israel oil company, is pursuing its drilling operations in Syria’s Golan Heights, under occupation by the Zionist state since 1967.
01-09-2015
Syria’s minister of oil has estimated that the Islamic State is still producing significant levels of crude oil from fields in eastern Syria.
31-08-2015
A website affiliated to the opposition has said that a delegation from the Islamic State is negotiating with the Syrian Government over a gas treatment plant in Deir-ez-Zor.

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