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China may take over SP gas project in Iran if Total pulls out 16 Dec 2017

China may take over SP gas project in Iran if Total pulls out

TEHRAN– Chinese energy giant CNPC could take over Total’s stake in a major Iranian gas project if the French company is forced to leave Iran over any new US sanctions, media reported. Total signed the $1 billion deal to develop the South Pars gas field this year. According to the company, the project will produce […]

Iran’s Oil Minister: Total Can Leave Gas Deal Just in Case of UNSC Sanctions 18 Nov 2017

Iran’s Oil Minister: Total Can Leave Gas Deal Just in Case of UNSC Sanctions

TEHRAN  – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the French energy giant Total can leave a multi-billion dollar gas deal with the Islamic Republic only if the United Nations Security Council imposes international sanctions against Tehran. Speaking to reporters after his meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Alisher Sultanov on […]

Total Never to Cancel Gas Deal with Iran 18 Nov 2017

Total Never to Cancel Gas Deal with Iran

TEHRAN – The spokesman for the Iranian parliament’ presiding board made assurances that France’s energy giant Total will never leave its major gas deal with Tehran. In remarks released on Saturday, Behrouz Nemati said the agreement with Total has been signed and its implementation process is underway according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh. […]

Total Says May Have to Rethink Iran Gas Deal due to Trump 14 Nov 2017

Total Says May Have to Rethink Iran Gas Deal due to Trump

TEHRAN – Total Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne said US President Donald Trump’s new aggressive approach to Iran could kill a huge energy investment the French oil and gas major signed with Tehran just four months ago. “Either we can do the deal legally if there is a legal framework,” Pouyanné told CNN on Monday. […]

Total officially set in motion to start Iran project 07 Nov 2017

Total officially set in motion to start Iran project

Iran says it has given the required work permits to the foreign employees of the French energy giant Total thus setting the company in motion to start the development of a key gas project in the country. The employees for whom the work permits were issued included directors as well as experts, Iran’s media quoted […]

Total Has Started Work at South Pars Field, Iran’s Oil Minister Says 04 Nov 2017

Total Has Started Work at South Pars Field, Iran’s Oil Minister Says

TEHRAN  – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said France’s energy giant Total has started work on the country’s giant South Pars gas field. New US sanctions against Iran are unlikely to affect the country’s oil and gas contracts with foreign states, Zanganeh told reporters on Saturday. “Total has begun its work to develop Iran’s […]

Total says not concerned with US policy towards JCPOA 22 Oct 2017

Total says not concerned with US policy towards JCPOA

TEHRAN, – Stephane Michel, Total’s president for Exploration and Production in the MENA region says that he is not worried about Trump’s anti-Iran measures.  “Total is committed to international regulations and will keep on abiding by,” said Stephane Michel, French oil major Total’s president for Exploration and Production in the Middle East and North Africa […]

France to update firms on doing business with Iran 21 Oct 2017

France to update firms on doing business with Iran

French businesses will meet with foreign and finance ministry officials this week to get better acquainted with the possible consequences of Trump’s decertification of Iran nuclear deal on doing business with Tehran, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, French businesses which seek to tap the Iranian market have been invited by the Medef business group, officials […]

Total Says to Stay in Iran If US Imposes Unilateral Sanctions 18 Oct 2017

Total Says to Stay in Iran If US Imposes Unilateral Sanctions

TEHRAN– Total Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne said the French oil and gas major would push ahead with its Iran gas project if the United States decided to impose unilateral sanctions on Tehran. “If Iran is compliant, if the European Union and China and Russia continue to consider that the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]