Tag Archives | National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)

Inpex to Return to Azadegan Oil Field?

Japan’s biggest oil and gas explorer Inpex Corp might participate in a tender to develop the Azadegan oil field in southwestern Iran and form a consortium with other foreign oil firms to that end, a high-ranking Iranian official said. If Inpex gets involved in the Azadegan again — after giving up its stake in the […]

DNO Submits Plan for Changouleh Oil Field

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has received a proposal from Norway’s DNO oil and gas operator for the development of Changouleh Oil Field, a major one in western parts of the country. Gholam-Reza Manouchehri, the deputy for development and engineering affairs of NIOC confirmed that DNO’s proposed plan for the development of Changuleh oil […]

Iran Plans to Award $15bn in New Oil Deals

The next Iranian oil and gas award would be based on the framework of the agreement signed with the French energy giant Total last month over the development of South Pars Phase 11, the deputy director for development and engineering affairs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has said. Gholamreza Manouchehri stated that Iran […]

GIC Signs Agreement with Unit International, Zarubezhneft

Iran’s Ghadir Investment Company has signed a trilateral agreement with Russia’s Zarubezhneft and Turkish energy company Unit International to finance oil and gas development projects. Signed in Moscow on Monday, the deal concerns development of oil and gas projects in or outside of Iran. Based on the agreement, the three companies will form joint ventures […]

Shell Proposes Plan to Develop Iranian Oil Fields

At a meeting on Tuesday, Shell submitted its technical study plan to Iran’s Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) for developing the Azadegan and Yadavaran oil fields. The meeting was attended by Sayyid Nooruddin Shahnazizadeh, CEO and PEDEC’s chairman of the board of directors, a team of experts in petroleum engineering management as well as […]

Gazprom Neft signs MOU with Iran’s OIEC

Russia’s Gazprom Neft has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Iran’s Oil Industries’ Engineering & Construction (OIEC) confirming both companies’ mutual interest in combining forces in the preliminary assessment and investigation of the geological potential of oil fields located in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The document was signed by First Deputy CEO, Gazprom Neft, Vadim Yakovlev and OIEC CEO Behzad Mohammadi. The parties have agreed […]

Iran, Iraq in Joint Energy Cooperation

Iran and Iraq have stated a new round of discussions to promote cooperation in the energy field. The talks were led by Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Jabbar al-Luaibi in the Iranian capital Tehran. Top on the agenda of their meeting included developing the oil fields that the two countries […]

KEPCO seeking International Investors, Developers

Khazar Exploration and Production Company (KEPCO) is in talks with leading energy giants from across the globe to lure them into investment and development of oil fields in big depths of water in Iran’s sector of the Caspian Sea, the company’s CEO says. Mohsen Delaviz said no international firm has officially signaled readiness to develop […]

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 […]

NIOC Reviews Maersk Plan for Developing SPOL

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)‘s committee of reservoir advisors has reviewed Maersk Group‘s proposed plan for developing South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL). The proposal was considered in the 140th meeting of the committee’s members at NIOC headquarters in Tehran on Tuesday. During the meeting, reservoir specifications, development projects in three phases, and possible scenarios […]