Encouraging Exploration

In the barren landscape of the Syrian desert you may find an occasional drilling rig exploring for hydrocarbons. In the years to come several more rigs are expected to enter, as the Syrian authorities are now actively encouraging international oil companies to acquire acreage and drill for oil and gas. The next frontier, however, is the offshore, where no wells have yet been sunk.
This article appeared in Vol. 3, No. 3 - 2006


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