Risk Level:
89% May harm your business future;

This entity is connected with designated / sanctioned entities who are helping Iranian Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

High Alert – Entity affiliated with Designated / Sanctioned / Illicit entities

Arfada Petroleum, a $2 million-dollar initiative specialized in buying, selling and transporting hydrocarbons as well as drilling, fixing and maintaining oil wells;

Arfada Petroleum is involved in Iran’s Oil Smuggling Network. Iranian oil industry is owned and controlled by the terrorist organization IRGC. Income from oil industry IRGC uses to sponsor other terrorist organizations, terrorist attack, developing weapons of mass destruction.

In March 2018, Muhammad al-Qatirji and Hossam Ahmad Katerji founded a new al-Qatirji Company subsidiary in Syria, Arfada Petroleum Private Stock Company, which is licensed to buy and sell petroleum products and dig oil wells. The two brothers collectively own 67 percent of the company. Arfada Petroleum’s other founder and owner, Ahmad Bashir bin Muhammad Bara Katerji, is the majority owner of the Syria-based Arman Hotel and Tourism Management Company;

Katerji Group – entity sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department. The Katerji Group is controlled by rising business kingpin Mohammad Katerji and his brother, Hossam, a member of Syria’s parliament. Mohammad Katerji “has a strong working relationship with multiple officials within the Government of Syria, to include several contracts with the Syrian Ministry of Oil and Syrian Ministry of Trade,” according to the US;

Oil Industry

Also Known As:
Arfada Petroleum Company JSC


Damascus-Mashroua Dummar- Iland No. 13 building 12/2, Damascus, Syria

+963 11 3119695



Reason for the color:
» Iran oil shipping network tied to new Syria Refineries;

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We sort entities who are connected with terrorist activities, in two sections, first by risk and second by geolocation.
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