Banias (208)

01-03-2003
After the award by Lebanon, of the contract to build the Lebanon side of the Syrian-Lebanese gas pipeline, Syria is expected to start pumping gas to its neighbour before the end of the year.
01-01-2003
Syria held in mid-December the largest oil and gas seminar it has organised in years.
01-11-2002
The building of a gas pipeline between the Syrian port of Banias and Cyprus will depend on the development of the regional gas grid which will eventually link Egypt to Syria, a Cyprus government source told Reuters.
01-11-2002
The Commercial Bank of Syria (CBS), the leading commercial bank in the country, announced the opening of 6 additional branches in the country in all of Tartous port, Lattakia port, Banias, Safita, Mayadin and al-Tell (Damascus countryside).
25-03-2002
According to Teshreen, the capacity of Banias oil refinery will be raised to 9 million tons a year from the current 6 million within the five coming years.
14-02-2002
Nicolas Rolandis, Cyprus' minister of trade, said that the sea pipeline supplying gas to Cyprus from Syria will see the port of Banias as its take-off point.
29-01-2002

Conoco and TotalFinaElf SA have brought the USD400 million associated gas project in Deir-ez-Zor (eastern Syria) to full capacity of 13 million m3/day, said TotalFinaElf.

21-01-2002
The Syrian government is planning to build a new oil refinery in the eastern province of Deir el-Zor.