The Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources announced that the amount of oil production during the first half of this year amounted to about 14.5 million barrels, with an average daily production of 80.3 thousand barrels, of which 14.2 thousand barrels are delivered per day to refineries, while the American occupation forces and their mercenaries steal up to 66,000 barrels per day from the fields occupied in the eastern region.
During a meeting held to discuss its work plans and the work of its subsidiaries during the first half of this year, the ministry indicated that natural gas production amounted to about 2 billion cubic meters, with a daily production rate of 11.3 million cubic meters per day, of which 11.1 million cubic meters per day is clean gas.
The ministry indicated that 82 percent of the produced gas is delivered to the Ministry of Electricity, 3 percent to the Ministry of Industry, and 15 percent to the Ministry of Oil. The average quantities delivered to the Ministry of Electricity on a daily basis amounted to 8.6 million cubic meters, including the Suwayda plant. Three gas wells were introduced into production, while the total production of gas reached The household is 42 thousand tons, equivalent to 234 tons per day.
With regard to the refining process, the ministry indicated that about 1.990 million tons were refined in the Homs and Baniyas refineries, about 537 million tons of which were on the surplus capacity refining contract. The refineries’ production of oil derivatives during the first half of this year amounted to 355 thousand tons of premium gasoline and 545 million tons of diesel. And fuel is 960,000 tons, while the percentage of domestic gas implementation did not exceed 40 percent of the supply plan only.
According to the ministry’s data, the oil and mineral wealth sector suffered losses during the terrorist war on Syria, including 235 martyrs, 46 injured and 112 kidnapped, and the total direct and indirect losses in it amounted to about 105 billion dollars since the beginning of the war until the middle of this year.
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