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NIOC subsidiaries sign 9 maintenance, EOR deals with domestic firms 23 Jan 2019

NIOC subsidiaries sign 9 maintenance, EOR deals with domestic firms

The subsidiaries of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) signed 9 contracts with local contractors on maintaining and enhancing the production capacity of a number of Iranian oil and gas fields. The deals were signed in a ceremony attended by Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh on Tuesday. The 9 deals cover a total of 33 maintenance […]

Gasoline output to surpass 100m liters/day 31 Dec 2018

Gasoline output to surpass 100m liters/day

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says the country’s gasoline output will cross 100 million liters per day by the end of the current fiscal (March 20, 2019). Zanganeh said on Monday that the third phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery (PGSR), in the city of Bandar Abbas, southern Hormozgan province, will go into full swing […]

Iran Oil Minister Summoned to Parliament over Total Corruption Case 28 Dec 2018

Iran Oil Minister Summoned to Parliament over Total Corruption Case

 Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has been summoned to the parliament to explain about several issues, including a recent verdict to fine French oil and gas group Total (TOTF.PA) for bribing foreign officials in a case related to Iranian contracts in 1997, an MP said. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Hedayatollah Khademi, who […]

Iran’s budget least tied to oil among OPEC states: Zangeneh 26 Dec 2018

Iran’s budget least tied to oil among OPEC states: Zangeneh

Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran’s budget is the least tied to oil production among OPEC Member States, adding the country’s macro policy is to cut down dependency on oil revenues. “Although Iran’s budget is the least tied to oil among OPEC Member States, we are in good condition compared to neighboring countries,” said […]

OPEC proved it can reach agreement despite splits: Zanganeh 16 Dec 2018

OPEC proved it can reach agreement despite splits: Zanganeh

OPEC members have shown that they can reach agreements regarding oil production despite having intense political and even military disputes, said Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh on Saturday. “OPEC, as a third world organization, has shown the capacity in which members can negotiate and reach important results regarding their common interests despite having the most […]

Iran Fully Exempt from OPEC Deal to Reduce Oil Output 14 Dec 2018

Iran Fully Exempt from OPEC Deal to Reduce Oil Output

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the country has completely been exempted from a resolution by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reduce oil production. Speaking to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Thursday night, Zanganeh shrugged off the issue that Iran’s exemption from the OPEC resolution on oil […]

Under Foreign Pressure, Pakistan Dragging Feet on Gas Pipeline: Iranian Minister 13 Dec 2018

Under Foreign Pressure, Pakistan Dragging Feet on Gas Pipeline: Iranian Minister

 Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh deplored Pakistan’s inaction on completion of a gas pipeline under an agreement with Tehran, saying three foreign countries have put pressure on Pakistan to halt the project. Speaking at a televised talk show on Wednesday, Zanganeh said Pakistan has failed to construct even a single kilometer of the gas […]

Iran Hails Russia’s Role in Oil Production Cuts 08 Dec 2018

Iran Hails Russia’s Role in Oil Production Cuts

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to exempt Iran from a plan for a cut in oil production after tough and intensive talks, noting that Russia played a constructive role in the meeting as a non-OPEC member. OPEC agreed to cut output despite the US pressure, […]

Iran Seeks Exemption from OPEC Output Cuts 06 Dec 2018

Iran Seeks Exemption from OPEC Output Cuts

Iran’s oil minister voiced opposition to any decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that may reduce the country’s crude output. Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in Vienna ahead of Thursday’s OPEC meeting, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Tehran is looking to be exempted from any OPEC oil output cuts because of […]

Reasons for Qatar’s departure from OPEC must be explored 05 Dec 2018

Reasons for Qatar’s departure from OPEC must be explored

“Examining the reasons for Qatar’s exit from OPEC is a necessity,” Zanganeh said, adding that “OPEC has big problems from some oil producers which Qatar is not a part of.” The veteran minister made the remarks ahead of the 175th OPEC meeting, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday. Qatar said on Monday […]