Venezuela hopes OPEC talks will retake 1 mln barrels of oil per day from marketBusiness & Economy September 27, 16:31
Syrian opposition calls for united delegation without High Negotiations Committee pressureWorld September 27, 16:16
UAE expects crude production freeze deal reached at OPEC’s informal gathering in AlgeriaBusiness & Economy September 27, 16:06
Russia expects UN to put pressure on Kiev over human rights abusesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 27, 15:56
Putin: Russia should not 'throw' additional volumes of grain to market as prices declineBusiness & Economy September 27, 15:44
Russian PM says integration within ASEAN, BRICS should be intertwined with businessBusiness & Economy September 27, 15:28
IPC fails to provide clear requirements for Russian membership reinstatementSport September 27, 15:05
Police seize cash bonanza during vehicle search of senior anti-corruption officialSociety & Culture September 27, 14:49
Iran sold 70 tonnes of heavy water to Russia, US — Iran’s top nuclear officialBusiness & Economy September 27, 14:21
MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. Syrian authorities expect Russian companies to participate in development of oil fields in Syria, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister Walid Muallem at a meeting with Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
Muallem said a decision has been taken "to give preference to Russian companies in economic projects in Syria, especially in construction and revival of the country and oil production." "We have information that offshore oil and gas fields off the Syrian coast have huge potential," the minister added.
He also said one Russian company has already signed a respective contract, and Syrian authorities expect that "other companies will follow suit as we’re ready to grant any benefits to Russian companies."
"Hopefully, not only Russian war-craft but also oil platforms will be present off the Syrian coasts," the minister said.