Oil, Gas & Mining

15-05-2019
Oil shortages in Syria have eased somewhat as the government receives a shipment from Iran and seeks alternative solutions.
08-05-2019
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has tightened further the allocation of oil products sold to private car owners as part of its efforts to face the massive shortage in oil products.
30-04-2019
A private sector company owned by influential investors has gained a quasi-monopoly on the import into Syria of oil products, highlighting the key role this company plays as the government battles to reduce shortages.
24-04-2019
The Syrian Gas Company has lost some SYP 1.2 trillion since 2011, its general manager has said.
23-04-2019
The shortages of energy products are increasing economic hardship for Syrians and posing various types of economic and public services challenges.
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.

Events

The International Trade Exhibition for Rebuilding Syria
Damascus International Fairground
Bank Credit Guarantees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce