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A Country StudyFigure 11. Economic Activitymight look forward to discovering major quantities of light crude. In 1974 the government eased the way for the return of foreign contractors, granting a Romanian company a production-sharing concession. Western companies returned in 1977 when Pecten, a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary, won a 20,000-square-kilometer exploration concession in north central Syria. The Syrian Ameri- can Oil Company and Samoco, a subsidiary of the American-based Coastal States Gas Corporation, won the 15,570-square-kilometer concession to exploit the resources of Dayr az Zawr Province in 1977. Deminex, a West German company, joined the group in 1979. In 1983, after Samoco dropped out, Deminex joined Pecten in an expanded concession of 21 ,800 square kilometers. Pecten held 31.25 percent, Royal Dutch Shell 31.25 percent, and Deminex the remaining 37.5 percent. Chevron, Pennzoil, and Marathon Oil also won exploration concessions in the 1980s. Marathon 's two wells at Sharifah, near Horns, produced promising results for gas148

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Title
Syria : a country study
Contributor Names
Collelo, Thomas, 1948-
Library of Congress. Federal Research Division.
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1988.
Subject Headings
-  Syria
Notes
-  "Research completed April 1987."
-  Supersedes the 1978 ed. of Syria : a country study, edited by Richard F. Nyrop and prepared by Foreign Area Studies, American University.
-  Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-315) and index.
-  Also available in digital form.
-  1988 ed. actually 4th ed., per tel. call to FRD/LC 1-6-93; 1979 ed. is the 3rd ed. ta01 1-6-93
Medium
xxiv, 334 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
DS93 .S953 1988
Library of Congress Control Number
87600488
Language
English
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"Research completed April 1987." Supersedes the 1978 ed. of Syria : a country study, edited by Richard F. Nyrop and prepared by Foreign Area Studies, American University. Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-315) and index. Also available in digital form. 1988 ed. actually 4th ed., per tel. call to FRD/LC 1-6-93; 1979 ed. is the 3rd ed. ta01 1-6-93
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Collelo, Thomas, and Library Of Congress. Federal Research Division. Syria: A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O, 1988. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/87600488/.

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Collelo, T. & Library Of Congress. Federal Research Division. (1988) Syria: A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/87600488/.

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Collelo, Thomas, and Library Of Congress. Federal Research Division. Syria: A Country Study. Washington, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O, 1988. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/87600488/>.

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