Allaw : the announcement of the results of 8th blocks tender…New tender for exploration in the sea before the end of this March

Oil and Mineral resources Minister Eng. Sufian Allaw said that the technical committees completed the first phase of the international tender for oil exploration, development and production in eight blocks, covering about 40 percent of the area of Syria announced by the Oil Ministry and the General Organization of Petroleum last March.



He added in a statement for “Syria-Oil” that the technical committees presented the results of studies on the High Commission was to identify companies that presented on appropriate terms, pointing out that the companies submitted their offers on four blocks, only block / 7 / block / 3 / and block / 12 / and block / 5 / While the remaining four blocks don’t receive any offer.


The minister pointed out that some of the offers made by the companies were close to a large extent which made the request of these companies improve their offers in order to be chosen to supply the most appropriate is supposed to be received replies companies and offers improved during the next few days as a prelude to announce the results of the tender before the end of ongoing March.


On the subject of exploration in the sea oil minister said that it completed the processing and preparation of all necessary documentation for the Declaration and will write to companies qualified and receive the prequalification documents for companies wishing to participate in advertising during the current month. Pointing out that it has been divided into Syrian waters, which the ministry plans to ad to explore the three blocks .


The minister revealed that the oil ministry is planning to complete the procedures for oil shale and blocks of announcement where to invest in the region has been divided into blocks in preparation for presentation to investors and qualified companies.


results of prospecting and exploration for oil shale, which is an alternative source of energy in the long run showed the presence of more than 39 billion tons of raw shale oil shale in the area of Khanasser South honor of Aleppo on an area of 152 square kilometers and with a thickness ranging between 128-240 meters to the layers of raw The value of the thermal energy of the samples between 2466-5464 J / g has been divided to 14 blocks the site to be put on investment.


12 international companies from different nationalities made offers to tender blocks eight to explore for oil and gas and is the French company Total E&P and Petro-Canada Canadian and Italy’s Eni in partnership with Gulfsands British leading companies which submitted their offers for this tender as well as companies, CNPC of China and the color of Energy – Syria Branch Canadian and Dana UAE gas and HPC Tunisian and Egyptian and Pico Azvenska Swedish and American IPR and Sideragon French and Flournoy Energy Oil & Gas.


The General Organization of Petroleum Corp. indicated that the content of announcement aimed at the conclusion of a production-sharing for all the operations of prospecting and exploration for oil, develop and produce in the region, described the book of technical conditions and pursuant to the provisions, obligations and conditions contained in the draft contract attached to the book of the conditions prescribed for this purpose. The participant has right to bid separately for one block or more.




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