OPEC report: Syria exports 250 thousand bpd of crude oil and consumes 292 thousand of derivatives
Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries said that the total consumption of energy in Syria in 2009 reached to 411.8 thousand barrels of equivalent oil per day, with a clear down compared to the year 2008 which recorded consumption of 428.9 thousand barrels of equivalent oil per day.
the report of the Organization stated that the total consumption of oil amounted in Syria in 2009 to 297.9 thousand barrels of equivalent oil per day, with a clear decline of estimated consumption of the previous year which scored the consumption of oil by 344.2 thousand barrels of equivalent oil per day.
Estimations indicated that the total consumption of oil derivatives, in Syria in 2009 amounted to 292.5 thousand barrels per day, while consumption in the previous year is about 338.5 thousand barrels per day ..
In terms of petroleum and petroleum products trade the report showed that the Syrian exports of crude oil amounted to 250.2 thousand barrels per day, slightly down from the year 2008, when Syrian crude oil exports was of about 252.7 thousand barrels, and observation of exports in 2005 reflected the decline of exports In that year, Syria’s exports of crude oil, 299 thousand barrels.
As for imports of oil derivatives, Syria imported in the year 2009 according to the organization almost 19.4 thousand barrels per day, very slightly down for the year 2008 which recorded import nearly from 20.7 thousand barrels per day.