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Japan, Iran to Cooperate on Banking

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has reached an agreement on banking supervision with the Central Bank of Iran (CBI). An exchange of letters between the two bodies is intended to facilitate supervision and sound functioning of banking organizations in their respective countries. Under the agreement, the authorities will provide relevant information to their counterpart regarding […]

Japan Donates $6.9m to Iranian Projects

The Government of Japan has allocated $6.9 million to five projects in Iran. The assistance, aimed at building a “tolerant and stable society” in the region, will go to the following projects over the next five years: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): $1 million towards the restoration of Lake Urmia “via local community participation in […]

Shell, Total likely to cooperate on Azadegan Oilfield

By John Lee. Mehr News Agency reports that Britain’s Shell and France’s Total are likely to form a consortium with an Iranian company to develop the Azadegan oilfield (pictured). An official at Iran’s Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) says the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has so far signed four MoUs or confidentiality agreements […]

Iran in Talks with Japan to Optimize Oil Refining

Iran is finalizing negotiations with two major Japanese companies to improve the efficiency of Tehran’s aging refineries, an official announced. In an interview with Tasnim, Abbas Kazemi, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), said Iran has been in talks with Japanese and South Korean companies to optimize oil refining […]

Iran to Launch First New-Style Oil Tender in 4 Wks

A senior Iranian oil official announced that the development of a big oilfield in the southwestern province of Khuzestan will be put to tender for the first time under a new model of oil contracts, known as Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC), within up to four coming weeks. The project to develop South Azadegan oilfield, would […]

Japan’s Inpex to Study Major Iranian Oil Field

Inpex Corporation, Japan’s top energy developer, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to carry out studies on the development of the South Azadegan oil field, located in the southwestern province of Khouzestan, a report said. Inpex is a strong candidate for the project after signing an MoU […]

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 […]

FMs Consider Renovating Power Plants with Japanese Loan

Foreign ministers of Iran and Japan have discussed plans for renovation of two thermal power plants in Iran, to be financed by Japan. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart in Tokyo on Wednesday, Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said negotiations have been held on renovation of two thermal power plants in […]

Iranian Dam Threatens Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sirwan River

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranian Dam Threatens Iraqi Kurdistan’s Legendary Sirwan River When neighbouring Iran tested their new dam recently, levels on an important Iraqi Kurdish river dropped four meters. Locals fear when the […]

Japanese Businesses assured Safe Investment in Iran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif provided Japanese business people and merchants with reasons why Iran is a perfectly safe place for investment. The top Iranian diplomat, who is in Japan on the final leg of an Asian tour, attended a meeting of Iranian and Japanese business people in Tokyo’s Hotel Okura on Wednesday. Highlighting […]

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