SYRIA
 
Syrian Revolt Mars Oil Sector
 
The two-year old Syrian civil war has led to the death of over 90,000 people and weakened the 50-year autocracy of the Asad family, as well as destroying much of the country’s wealth. Syria’s oil sector, very small by regional standards, has suffered from both the armed conflict and the sanctions imposed during the past two years. As of October 2012, according to the Syrian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral...