Middle East Economic Survey


No 32



Syria Inaugurates Sadad Gas Field

Syrian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Sufian 'Allaw on 4 August inaugurated a new gas field, some 60km southeast of Homs. Production from the Sadad field is currently averaging 600,000 cmd from the first well, Sadad-1, but will rise by 400,000 cmd to a total of 1mn cmd when a second well, Sadad-3, starts up within a week. The gas field is said to have estimated proven reserves of 12bn...