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EOR Vital to Iran Oil Industry

A senior official at Italy’s ENI says enhancing production from oilfields by even one percent would be a great advancement for Iran. Addressing an upstream forum at the 3rd Iranian Petroleum and Energy Club Congress and Exhibition in Tehran, Alessandro Tiani, Vice President of Enhanced Recovery Technologies and Advanced Reservoir Modeling at Eni, said raising […]

Italian Group Buys into Iranian Asset Management Firm

Italian asset manager Azimut Group has signed an agreement to acquire 20 percent of Mofid Entekhab, the largest independent asset management company of Iran, which is part of the Mofid Group, the largest brokerage firm and financial advisory in the country. At the same time, Azimut and Mofid Securities have signed a shareholders agreement to […]

Airplane Contracts Complex, Confidential: Iranian Official

CEO of Iran Air Farzaneh Sharafbafi said contracts for purchasing passenger planes are complex and confidential. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency on Saturday, Sharafbafi dismissed speculation about details of Iran’s contracts with the Western plane makers, giving an assurance that Iran Air would make the best and most logical decisions. The contracts to purchase […]

Italy’s Eni Happy with Total’s Presence in Iran

The CEO of Eni said the Italian oil giant is not competing with France’s Total in Iran, noting that it has also signed an agreement with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to develop oil and gas fields in the Islamic Republic. “We are happy that Total is in Iran. We are not competing to […]

Italy to build Solar Power Plant in Iran

By John Lee. An Italian company has reportedly signed agreement to build the first solar power plant of the Iranian southern Hormuzgan province. According to IRNA, the plant will have a capacity of 100 MW and its construction will require an investment of €140 million. (Source: IRNA)

Italy’s Eusider agrees Iran Ferrosilicon Deal

By John Lee. Italy’s Eusider has reportedly signed a long-term agency agreement with Iran’s biggest ferrosilicon producer. According to PressTV, the exclusive distribution agreement with Iran Ferroalloys Industries Company (IFI) would give Eusider “the right space to market” Iranian ferroalloys, the company said. Based in Azna in Lorestan province, IFI is the first and biggest Iranian […]

Eni to Study Iranian Oil and Gas Fields

Italy’s oil giant Eni has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to carry out initial studies on the development of an oil field and a gas field in Iran, a report said. Eni and NIOC inked the agreement on Tuesday in Tehran whereby the Italian firm will study […]

Maroon Petchem Plant to sign Deals with Euro Firms

Maroon Petrochemical Plant (MPP) is to sign deals with Shell and two Italian companies for development of two projects, the MPP managing director says. Rahim Sharif Mousavi said one of the projects will concern the ethyl oxide unit of the facility, adding Italy’s engineering company Maire Tecnimont will join the project as one of its […]

Iran Launches Foreign Investment Plan for Steel Sector

The first foreign investment plan for the steel sector waws inaugurated in Eshtehard Industrial Park with the attendance of Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and chairman of the board of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO). According to the report of public relations of IMIDRO, deputies of Industry, Mine and […]

Pininfarina announces Deal with Iran Khodro

Italian design firm Pininfarina S.p.A has announced the closing of a commercial agreement with Iran Khodro (IKCO). The agreement foresees that Pininfarina will develop a modular automotive platform, able to house at least four different vehicles, and the first passenger car of the medium segment of the  market. Activities will span from the definition of […]

Italy’s Saras Reimburse Entire Oil Debt with Iran

Key Italian oil refiner Saras said it has cleared all the debt it owed Iran for oil purchased before sanctions were imposed against the country in 2012. Saras General Manager Dario Scaffardi was quoted by Reuters as saying that the debt – which amounted to €400 million – had been cleared in the first quarter […]

Pratt & Whitney to supply Engines for Iran Plane Deal

By John Lee. US-based Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies (UTC), is to supply engines for the passenger planes sold by ATR to Iran Air, according to report from Hartford Business. An ATR spokesman said the deal is for the 20 ATR 72-600s, a twin-propeller aircraft, and said Iran Air had an option to […]

Iran, ATR Sign Major Aircraft Deal

European aviation giant ATR said it has signed a deal with Iran’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air to sell 20 aircraft to Tehran. ATR Spokesman David Vargas confirmed the deal for the sale of 20 ATR-600s, a twin-propeller aircraft, was signed on Thursday. “They will definitely help Iran Air to modernize and develop regional connectivity […]

Iran to Receive Four Aircraft from ATR within 15 Days

Iran’s Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan said the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR is slated to deliver four airplanes to the Islamic Republic within two weeks. In remarks released on Monday, Fakhrieh Kashan pointed to a recent contract between Iran Air and the ATR to purchase 20 ATR 72-600 airplanes and said according to the […]

$3bn needed for Airport Development

By John Lee. The Iranian government is reportedly seeking private investors to fund a $3-billion expansion of the airports at Mehrabad, Imam Khomeini, Tabriz, Mashhad, Isfahan, Kerman and Shiraz. Trade Arabia reports that Iran has already gathered around $2.35 billion in foreign investments through memorandums of understanding, and secured $650 million in firm contracts. Among […]

IRISL seeking London Share Listing

By John Lee. The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has reportedly held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The company was removed from sanctions blacklists last year, and has already placed an order for new ships estimated to be worth $626 million. But according to […]

Iran to rent 35 Oil Tankers to Europeans

By John Lee. Iran has signed deals with a dozen European companies to rent its 35 oil tankers to them. Sirous Kian-Ersi, managing director of the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) told Mehr that all of the 35 deals are voyage charter. Companies involved are said to include Spain’s Cepsa and Italy’s Eni, according to […]

Iran Attracts $7.2bn in Finance from 3 Foreign Banks

The vice governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that the country has managed to attract 7.2 billion dollars in finance from three foreign banks. In a meeting between Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and the CBI officials in Tehran, Gholamali Kamyab said attracting $10 billion of foreign finance has been defined […]

Iran Approves 29 Int’l Companies for Oil Projects

Iran’s oil ministry has certified 29 international companies to bid for oil and gas projects in the country under its new format of oil contracts. According to the report by the oil ministry’s news website Shana, 29 companies, including Shell, France’s Total, Italy’s Eni, Malaysia’s Petronas and Russia’s Gazprom and Lukoil, as well as companies […]

Iran, Italy discuss EUR 4bn Rail Projects

The Iranian Railroad Company’s Director General for International Affairs Abbas Nazari said Tehran and Rome are in negotiations over Italy’s investment in two rail projects in the Islamic Republic worth 4 billion euros. “We are in dialogue with Italian investors about Qom-Arak and Tehran-Hamedan high-speed railroad lines and the needed fleet (of trains),” Nazari told […]