A man holds up a gas cylinder at a distribution centre in the neighbourhood of Masaken Barzeh in Damascus

 
A man holds up a gas cylinder at a distribution centre in the neighbourhood of Masaken Barzeh in Damascus
A man holds up a gas cylinder at a distribution centre in the neighbourhood of Masaken Barzeh in Damascus May 23, 2012. The Syrian oil industry has lost around $4 billon due to sanctions imposed in September which banned crude oil imports from the country, Syrian oil minister Sufian Alao said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY CONFLICT)