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Gas Market Outlook in Syria, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Sep 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 86 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Syria. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Syria. The report compares the investment environment in Syria with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Syria together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Syria for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Syria.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Syria’s energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Syria including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the country’s energy market.
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data.
  • Assess your competitor’s major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events.
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Content

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Syria, Energy Sector 9
2.1 Syria Energy Sector, Market Overview 9
2.2 Syria Energy Sector, Natural Gas 10
2.2.1 Syria Natural Gas, Overview 10
2.2.2 Syria Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 10
2.2.3 Syria Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 14
2.2.4 Syria Natural Gas, Infrastructure 14

3 Syria Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 16
3.1 Introduction 16
3.2 The Overall Ranking 16
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 16
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 18
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 20
3.4.2 Gas Production 21
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 21
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 21
3.5 Economic Performance 22
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 23
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 23
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 23
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 24
3.6.1 Democracy Index 25
3.6.2 Governance Index 25

4 Syria Exploration and Production Sector 26
4.1 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 26
4.1.1 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 26
4.1.2 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 26
4.2 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 27
4.2.1 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 27
4.2.2 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type 28
4.2.3 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 29
4.2.4 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 29
4.2.5 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production 30
4.3 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 31
4.3.1 Syria Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 31
4.4 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 32
4.4.1 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 32
4.4.2 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 32
4.5 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Major Gas Discoveries 33
4.5.1 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 33
4.5.2 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Gas Discovery Details 34
4.6 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 34
4.6.1 Mar 05, 2010: ONGC, IPR Announce Oil Field Discovery In Syria 34
4.6.2 Jan 21, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum's KHE-14 Delineation Well Intersects Oil Column And Flows Oil To Surface 35
4.7 Syria Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 35
4.7.1 May 05, 2010: INA Initiates Drilling Activities On Aphamia Exploration Block In Syria 35
4.7.2 Apr 22, 2010: OVL Produces 8.870 MMT Of Oil And Oil Equivalent Gas In 2009-10 36
4.7.3 Apr 19, 2010: Suncor Energy Achieves First Commercial Gas From Ebla Gas Development In Syria 36
4.7.4 Apr 14, 2010: Tatneft Begins Oil Production In Syria 37
4.7.5 Apr 09, 2010: CNPC To Increase Production At Kbebah Oil Field In Syria 37
4.7.6 Mar 01, 2010: Maurel & Prom Updates On Exploration Program In Syria And Congo 38
4.7.7 Jan 25, 2010: Stratic Energy Completes Drilling At Al Tayr 101 Well On Block 17 In Syria 38

5 Syria Pipeline Sector 40
5.1 Syria Pipeline Sector, Key Data 40
5.2 Syria Pipeline Sector, An Overview 40
5.3 Syria Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 40
5.4 Syria Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 42

6 Profile of Royal Dutch Shell plc 43
6.1 Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Information 43
6.2 Royal Dutch Shell plc, Company Overview 43
6.3 Royal Dutch Shell plc, Business Description 43
6.3.1 Business Overview 43
6.3.2 Corporate 44
6.3.3 Downstream 44
6.3.4 Upstream 46
6.4 Royal Dutch Shell plc, SWOT Analysis 48
6.4.1 Overview 48
6.4.2 Royal Dutch Shell plc Strengths 48
6.4.3 Royal Dutch Shell plc Weaknesses 50
6.4.4 Royal Dutch Shell plc Opportunities 51
6.4.5 Royal Dutch Shell plc Threats 52

7 Profile of China National Petroleum Corporation 54
7.1 China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Information 54
7.2 China National Petroleum Corporation, Company Overview 54
7.3 China National Petroleum Corporation, Business Description 55
7.3.1 Business Overview 55
7.4 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 57
7.4.1 Overview 57
7.4.2 China National Petroleum Corporation Strengths 57
7.4.3 China National Petroleum Corporation Weaknesses 58
7.4.4 China National Petroleum Corporation Opportunities 59
7.4.5 China National Petroleum Corporation Threats 60

8 Profile of ONGC Videsh Limited 61
8.1 ONGC Videsh Limited, Key Information 61
8.2 ONGC Videsh Limited, Company Overview 61
8.3 ONGC Videsh Limited, Business Description 61
8.3.1 Business Overview 61
8.4 ONGC Videsh Limited, SWOT Analysis 63
8.4.1 Overview 63
8.4.2 ONGC Videsh Limited Strengths 63
8.4.3 ONGC Videsh Limited Weaknesses 65
8.4.4 Attracting best talent in industry 65
8.4.5 ONGC Videsh Limited Opportunities 65
8.4.6 ONGC Videsh Limited Threats 67

9 Financial Deals Landscape 68
9.1 Detailed Deal Summary 68
9.1.1 Rumored Deals 68
9.1.2 Equity Offerings 69

10 Recent Developments 70
10.1 License Rounds 70
10.1.1 Mar 31, 2010: Syria Launches International Bid Round 2010 For Eight Onshore Blocks 70
10.2 License Awards 70
10.2.1 Jan 26, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum Receives Approval To Develop Yousefieh Oil Field In Syria 70
10.3 Strategy and Business Expansion 71
10.3.1 Aug 20, 2009: SIPC Opens New Branch In Syria 71
10.4 Other Significant Developments 71
10.4.1 Aug 10, 2010: Four Arab States Show Interest In Buying Iranian Gas 71
10.4.2 Jul 26, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum Provides Syria Operations Update 72
10.4.3 May 27, 2010: Syria Estmates 37 Billion Tons Of Oil Shale At Aleppo Province In Khanaser Area 74
10.4.4 May 05, 2010: Sinopec Buys Data Package For Eight Oil Blocks In Syria 74
10.4.5 Apr 29, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum Updates On Operations At Block 26, Syria 74
10.4.6 Apr 25, 2010: Tatneft Begins Operations At South Kishma Oil Field In Deir ez Zor Province, Syria 76
10.4.7 Apr 22, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum Provides Operations Update 76
10.4.8 Apr 14, 2010: Syria To Increase Productivity Through New Energy Projects 78
10.4.9 Feb 19, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum Provides Operations Update 78
10.4.10 Jan 28, 2010: Kulczyk Oil Provides Operations Update 80
10.4.11 Jan 21, 2010: Gulfsands Petroleum Provides Operations Update 82

11 Appendix 83
11.1 Methodology 83
11.1.1 Coverage 83
11.1.2 Secondary Research 84
11.1.3 Primary Research 84
11.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 85
11.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 85
11.2 Contact Us 85
11.3 About GlobalData 85
11.4 Disclaimer 85

List of Table

 
Table 1: Syria, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 11
Table 2: Syria, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 13
Table 3: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 16
Table 4: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 18
Table 5: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 22
Table 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 22
Table 7: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 24
Table 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 24
Table 9: Syria, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 26
Table 10: Syria, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 27
Table 11: Syria, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 28
Table 12: Syria, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 29
Table 13: Syria, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 29
Table 14: Syria, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 30
Table 15: Syria, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 31
Table 16: Syria, Active Gas Field Asset Details 32
Table 17: Syria, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 32
Table 18: Syria, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 33
Table 19: Syria, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 34
Table 20: Syria, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 40
Table 21: Syria, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 40
Table 22: Syria, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 42
Table 23: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Facts 43
Table 24: Royal Dutch Shell plc, SWOT Analysis 48
Table 25: China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Facts 54
Table 26: ONGC Videsh Limited, Key Facts 61
Table 27: INA Plans To Sell Its 25% Interest In Syrian Oil And Gas Concession To MOL 68
Table 28: DualEx Energy International Completes Public Offering Of $5.48 Million 69

List of Chart

 
Figure 1: Syria, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 9
Figure 2: Syria, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 12
Figure 3: Syria, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 14
Figure 4: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 19
Figure 5: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 20
Figure 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 21
Figure 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 23
Figure 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 25
Figure 9: Syria, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 26
Figure 10: Syria, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 27
Figure 11: Syria, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 28
Figure 12: Syria, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Company, 2002-2009 30
Figure 13: Syria, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 31
Figure 14: Syria, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 33
Figure 15: Syria, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 41

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