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2 December 2011

E.U. sanctions force Shell to leave Syria

Author: Javier Blas, Financial Times

Royal Dutch Shell said...it will “cease” activities in Syria after the European Union blacklisted three state-owned Syrian oil companies in an effort to raise the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad’s regime...The Syrian groups are the local...

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9 August 2011

Investment firms push oil companies on Syria

Author: Barry B. Burr, Pensions & Investment

A group of social investment firms plans an e-mail campaign to urge 11 oil companies to either stop operations in Syria or communicate their condemnation of the violent crackdown on protesters to the government…The investors plan to send e-mails to...

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12 July 2011

EU, US likely to expand sanctions to target oil & gas revenues that diplomat says are "facilitating" govt.'s abuses

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12 July 2011

West needs to treat sanctions against Syria with caution

Author: [opinion] Robin Mills, in The National [United Arab Emirates]

Oil could be a key factor in pushing the financially shaky regime over the edge...Oil production is dominated by the state-owned Syrian Petroleum Company, and some foreign companies: Royal Dutch Shell with partners the China National Petroleum...

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