Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 26

26-Jun-2006

SYRIA

'Alaw Says Syrian Offshore To Be Opened For Bidding Soon

Syrias Oil Minister Safwan 'Alaw has called on local and international oil companies to invest in the Syrian offshore, which has recently been surveyed, saying his government would shortly announce the opening of a round of bidding for offshore exploration. Speaking at the Syria-UAE Economic Forum in Damascus on 11 June, Mr 'Alaw said there were many opportunities for investors to...