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Iranian Refinery Planned on Syrian Coast

The files acquired by Syria TV reveal extensive Iranian economic plans in Syria.
Iranian Refinery Planned on Syrian Coast

Syria TV has obtained exclusive documents from the Revolution Until Overthrow group, which has close ties to the Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MEK). These documents shed light on the Iranian regime’s influence over the Syrian regime’s economic strategies and their concerted efforts to integrate them into a long-term strategic plan, despite various challenges.

The files acquired by Syria TV reveal extensive Iranian economic plans in Syria, particularly in the oil, gas, and energy sectors. These plans include the construction of an Iranian refinery on the Mediterranean coast, utilizing Iranian oil exports to Syria via the port of Baniyas.

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One of the documents is a letter dated November 10, 2019, written by Hossein Shahriari, the CEO of Persian Oil and Gas Development Group, a subsidiary of Ghadeer, addressed to Dr. Bazargan, the former CEO of Ghadeer. This document outlines the findings of a mission group dispatched to Syria by Parsian Oil and Gas Company and SATA (the social security organization of the Iranian Armed Forces) to assess the security situation and investment conditions in the oil and gas industries.

According to the document, Mahmoud Ibrahimzadeh, the former SATA chairman, accompanied a delegation of nine directors and experts from the Parsian Oil and Gas Group and SATA during their visit to Syria.

The document reveals that the mission’s primary objective is to engage in meetings with officials from various ministries and businessmen in Syria, aiming to assess the business environment and explore opportunities for bilateral cooperation.

Furthermore, the document confirms that the delegation successfully conducted meetings with key figures from the Syrian regime’s ministries of oil, industry, economy, and water, as well as the governor of Damascus and two prominent businessmen. Additionally, the delegation visited two oil and gas refineries within Syria.

In a comprehensive analysis of the overall situation in Syria, the document indicates that there is a gradual improvement in security stability, particularly in Damascus and other regions under the control of the regime government.

Regarding the business environment, the document elaborates on the diverse needs within the fields of refinery, petrochemicals, energy, electricity, water industry, and housing. This highlights the substantial potential for business and investment opportunities in Syria.


This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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