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Tjebbe van Tijen on Fri, 2 Mar 2012 00:31:56 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> Historical handshakes confirming Oil Ententes of the Elysée with Libya and Syria 2007 – 2009


Historical handshakes confirming Oil Ententes of the Elys?e with Libya and Syria 2007 ? 2009

March 1, 2012 by Tjebbe van Tijen

The full illustrated and documented version with web links can be found at:

http://limpingmessenger.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/historical-handshakes-confirming-oil-ententes-of-the-elysee-with-libya-and-syria-2007-2009/

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[tableau with Sarkozy shaking hands with Gaddafi (2007) and Assad (2009) on the steps of the Elys?e]

[visual statistics on oil production and oil export of Libya and Syria, with the caption: The backdrop of the policy for Libya and Syria by European Union and associated NATO countries is always painted with oil. (1) British/Dutch Royal Dutch Shell, French Total, CNPC from China and ONGC of India are main investors in Syrian crude oil and gas. (2)
13 November 2009 humanitarian oil diplomacy by Assad, the other way around: ?I asked President Sarkozy to interfere as to stop the daily killing of the Palestinians by the Israel Army,? said H.E. President Al-Assad citing today?s killing of a Palestinian citizen. (3) ]

[news photograph of Al-Assad delevring a speech at the Elys? in Paris in 2009, with this caption: His Excellency President Al-Assad described his talks with President Sarkozy as 'very successful'', 'constructive'' ''transparent'' and as ''bolstering the confidence built between Syria and France'', ''dealing with many international as well as regional issues, bilateral relations, the Iranian nuclear file, the recent positive developments in Lebanon, particularly following the formation of the Lebanese Government, which we expect to be an important step for the stability in Lebanon.'' (...) ''The talks, further, dealt with the situation in Gaza from a human perspective; I asked President Sarkozy to interfere as to stop the daily killing of the Palestinians by the Israel Army,'' said H.E. President Al-Assad citing today's killing of a Palestinian citizen.]

 ?? discovery of treasure, a huge oil and gas in the basin of the Mediterranean is estimated reserves to 122 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 107 billion barrels of oil.?

[map of oil concessions in Syria with this caption: SYRIAN OIL AND GAS NEWS: Announcement for International Offshore Bid Round 2011 Category: Oil Ministry Decisions & Declarations | Posted on: 30-03-2011 The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and General Petroleum Corporation (GPC) invite international petroleum companies for an International Bid Round to explore, develop and produce petroleum from three offshore blocks in some areas of the territorial waters and the exclusive economic zone of the Syrian Arab Republic in the Mediterranean Sea according to the production sharing contract.The announcment contains three marine areas ( block I, block II, blockIII) with covarage area estemated by 3000 cubic kilometers per one block. the annoncement date starts in 24/3/2011 for six monthes and closed on 5/10/2011.The modern American studies recently confirmed the discovery of treasure, a huge oil and gas in the basin of the Mediterranean is estimated reserves to 122 trilli
 on cubic feet of natural gas and 107 billion barrels of oil. (4)]

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(1) oilprice.com 14/4/2011: ?Oil Production Figures in Areas of Unrest (Middle East & North Africa)?

(2) royaldutrchshellplc.com 3/12/2011: ?E.U. sanctions force Shell to leave Syria.?

(3) www.presidentassad.net: Presidents Al-Assad/ Frnace visit statements (13/11/2009)

(4)  Syrian Oil and Gas News; 8/2/2010:International announcement for developing 7 oil field in Arraqah

Posted in European politics, Africa, Middle East, news-tableau | Tagged Bashar al-Assad, human rights, Nicolas Sarkozy, Colonel Gaddafi (1942-2011), Oil Entente, State visit Al Assad to France 2009, State visit Colonel Gaddafi to France 2007, oil export Libya, oil export Syria

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