CNN reported today that ISIS has taken over six Syrian oil and gas fields, as well as al-Omar, “Syria's largest oil facility that can produce 75,000 barrels of oil a day.” Pakistan’s Dawn News reported that one of the oil fields taken over was Tanak, located in the Sheiytat desert area in the east of Deir Ezzour province, according to the story.

According to an EIA report dated Feb. 14, 2014: “Syria, previously the eastern Mediterranean's leading oil and natural gas producer, has seen its production fall to just a fraction of pre-conflict le...


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