Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 2

14-January-2008

SYRIA/TURKEY

Syria And Turkey Set Up Joint Oil Company

The Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC) and Turkish Petroleum Company (TPAO) have agreed to set up a joint Syrian-Turkish company to carry out oil exploration and development in oil prospects in both countries, following a visit to Ankara by Syrian Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs 'Abd Allah al-Dardari. The two sides also discussed the possibility of transporting Iranian and Azeri...