Oil, Gas & Mining

17-04-2019
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has decided to reduce further the petrol it is allocating to individual car owners as shortages harden across Syria resulting in increased pressure on the currency.
16-04-2019
A company affiliated to Hayat Tahrir Al-Shaam (HTS) has monopolized the distribution of oil in areas under its control and sources its products from Europe.
10-04-2019
As energy shortages get more acute the Syrian government has announced plans for a more severe rationing of petrol and blamed Egypt for preventing Iranian oil supplies through the Suez Canal.
27-03-2019
OFAC has issued an update to its warning to the global maritime industry against shipping oil to Syria in a bid to tighten further supplies.
12-03-2019
Syria’s unrelenting energy crisis is pushing the government to try various solutions, including new supplies from the northeast and more import licenses to private investors.
20-02-2019
The Syrian government has allowed the private sector to import liquefied petroleum gas in order to meet a shortage in supply.
23-01-2019
Opposition media are reporting that oil supplies from Kurdish to regime areas are ongoing through the intermediation of a Syrian business family recently put under sanctions.
15-01-2019
The Syrian minister of petroleum has said that western sanctions were behind the shortages of Liquefied Petroleum Gas in the market, which have now been ongoing for more than two months.
24-12-2018
The government has provided new data on Syria's production and trade of oil products as well as on its oil import bill.
27-11-2018
The U.S. Administration is continuing its clampdown on Syria’s oil supply networks, highlighting the crucial role Iranian oil is playing in propping up the Syrian regime and the meaningful consequences on both the economy and regime any disruption of these supplies would cause.
27-11-2018
The production of phosphate during the first nine months of the year appears to be well below the proclaimed targets of the government.
06-11-2018
Demand for oil products in Syria appears to have increased by some 20 percent in the space of two years.
06-11-2018
A new gas well near the town of Deir Attiyeh, north of Damascus, started production this month, according to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
02-10-2018
In an update on its operations, the Syrian Petroleum Company says that various oil fields restarted production this year across the country.
25-09-2018
Government sources have confirmed Syria’s current output of crude oil and that most oil is still supplied through tankers.

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