• Short Summary

    THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT HAS GRANTED A GBP20,000,000 CONTRACT TO TWO BRITISH COMPANIES, RICHARD COSTAIN LTD., AND STEWARTS AND LLOYDS LTD., TO BUILD A 400-MILE CRUDE OIL PIPELINE.

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    GV SYRIAN EMBASSY BUILDING
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    2.
    CU SIGN: "SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC"
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    3.
    GV INT DR. HISHAM ELAAS SINGING
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    4.
    CU SIGNATURE
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    5.
    CU CHARGE D'AFFAIRES LOOKS ON
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    6.
    SV PEOPLE WATCHING
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    7.
    CU SIR RICHARD COSTAIN SINGING
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    8.
    LV DITTO
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    9.
    CU DR. HISHAM ELAAS WATCHING
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    10.
    CU SIGNATURES ON DOCUMENTS
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    11.
    LV DR. HISHAM ELAAS SHAKES HANDS WITH SIR RICHARD COSTAIN AND CHARGE D'AFFAIRES
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    Background: THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT HAS GRANTED A GBP20,000,000 CONTRACT TO TWO BRITISH COMPANIES, RICHARD COSTAIN LTD., AND STEWARTS AND LLOYDS LTD., TO BUILD A 400-MILE CRUDE OIL PIPELINE. THE CONTRACT, THE LARGEST IN CIVIL ENGINEERING EVER GRANTED BY SYRIA, WAS SINGED IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) BY DR, A.E. HISHAM ELAAS, SYRIA'S MINISTER OF INDUSTRY, AND SIR RICHARD COSTAIN.

    THE PIPELINE WILL STRETCH BETWEEN THE KARACHOK OILFIELD IN NORTHEAST SYRIA AND TARTOUS ON THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST. WORK IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE SURVEY HAS BEEN COMPLETED IN ABOUT FOUR MONTHS. THE PIPELINE IS SCHEDULED TO BE FULLY LAID WITHIN TWO AND A HALF YEARS.

    THE AGREEMENT COVERS THE DESIGN, PROCUREMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE PIPELINE , THE BUILDING OF TANK FARMS PUMPING STATIONS AND A TERMINAL AT TARTOUS FOR EXPORT AND CRUDE OIL. FINANCE IS BEING PROVIDED BY A GROUP OF BRITISH BANKS, WITH THE LOAN REPAYABLE OVER NINE YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABGBBXWHFCBK2Q98Q1NNEOYVXP
    Media URN:
    VLVABGBBXWHFCBK2Q98Q1NNEOYVXP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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