Tag Archives | National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)

NISOC signs Major Gas Deals with PGPIC, Maroon Petchem

The National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) signed two contracts, totally valued at $1.2 billion, with the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) and Maroon Petrochemical Company for gathering associated gases in East Karoon area. The deals was signed on the sidelines of inauguration of some petrochemical projects in Asaluyeh, southern Iran, on Tuesday. The […]

Iran Seeking to Save Major Oil Deal with Vitol

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is in talks to salvage a $1 billion oil deal with Swiss trader Vitol Group as companies sever ties with the Islamic Republic ahead of US sanctions. Iran is fighting to keep one of its most profitable oil deals, according to people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street […]

500MW Power Plant Planned in West Karoun

Development of jointly owned oil fields in the West Karoun area in western Iran remains a priority for the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum. Iran is currently recovering more than 350,000 b/d of oil from these fields, which is expected to reach 1.2 mb/d in coming years. A major requirement for reaching such production levels would […]

US Sanctions to assist China to buy more Iran Oil

The US government is expecting Iran’s oil clients to sharply cut imports from the country under the threat of sanctions but senior American officials believe China is likely to buy even more Iranian crude, the Wall Street Journal reported. China is Iran’s top crude oil buyer, which imported around 655,000 barrels a day on average […]

$6bn Oil Projects for Domestic Contractors

A senior Iranian oil official said the country was planning to entrust 6 billion dollars’ worth of enhanced oil recovery and production sustainability projects to domestic companies. Gholamreza Manouchehri, deputy CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for Engineering and Development Affairs, said once NIOC’s 34 working packages valued at $6 billion become operational, […]

Gazprom “in Talks” to Develop Iranian Fields

A senior official with Gazprom said Russia’s gas giant is in talks with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to develop four gas fields in Iran. The company plans to expand its reserve base abroad and is stepping up talks on its participation in four Iranian fields, namely Kish, North Pars, Farzad A and B, […]

New PEDEC CEO Appointed

Ali Kardor, the managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), has appointed Touraj Dehghani as chief executive officer and the main member of the board of directors of the Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC). Touraj Dehghani was previously a deputy director of PEDEC, and member of the board of directors and supervisor […]

Petroleum Exports break Post-JCPOA Record in April

Iran’s crude oil exports hit 2,617 million bpd in April, a new record since implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in January 2016. The record was gained amid US President Donald Trump’s threats to pull out of the deal that was struck between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries to curb […]

ORG submits studies on Caspian Fields to NIOC

Norway’s ORG has submitted the result of its studies on Sardar Jangal and the three exploration blocs of 24, 26 and 26 of the Caspian Sea to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC). The Norwegian company offered the studies on the fields to NIOC in a meeting held with NIOC Deputy CEO for Engineering and […]

Iran completes first Oil-for-Goods supply to Russia

Iran has completed its first oil-for-goods supply to Russia. Under the agreement, Russia would buy 100,000 barrels a day of Iranian oil in exchange for Russian equipment and goods. Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak says the first Iranian oil supply to Russia under the oil-for-assets program has been completed and the two sides could extend […]

Lukoil “One of the Favorites” for Iran Oil Field Development

By John Lee. Russia’s Lukoil is reported to be “one of the favourites” to win the contracts to develop Iran’s Mansouri and Shanguleh oil fields. Sputnik quotes company boss Vagit Alekperov (pictured) as saying that contracts could be signed in the next three to four months. The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), which announced a […]

Total Finalizes Tenders for SP11 Development

France’s energy giant Total has carried out tendering for subcontracts and other preparatory work at its South Pars Phase 11 project in Iran, the CEO of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) said. Speaking to Shana, Mohammad Meshkinfam announced that the value of the tenders held by the French major surmounts €700 million. “Most of […]

Rosneft Sets Sight on Iran’s Zagros Region

Russia’s state-controlled oil giant Rosneft is interested in oil and gas projects in Iran’s western region of Zagros, after signing a deal last year to do business in the country, an official document showed on Friday. The document, published on a government website that details tenders by state companies, said that as of mid-February Rosneft […]

$6bn Oil Projects for Local Contractors in 2018

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says over 6 billion dollars worth of oil contracts will be signed with local E&P, EPC and drilling companies next calendar year, beginning on March 21. Addressing a ceremony for signing Sepehr-Jofeir fields’ development contract, the official said the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum has arranged for assigning major projects […]

NIOC signs $2.4bn Oil Deal with Local Firm

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Pasargad Energy Development Company (PEDC) have signed a contract for the integrated development of Sepehr and Jofeir Fields with an estimated CAPEX of 2.4 billion dollars. The CEOs of NIOC CEO (Ali Kardor) and PEDC (Mehdi Mir Mo’ezi) signed the contract here in Tehran on Sunday, only three […]

NIOC “in Talks” to Develop 22 Oil, Gas Fields

The Deputy Head of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for Engineering and Development Affairs Gholamreza Manouchehri says his company is in talks with several upstream companies for the development of 22 oil and gas fields in Iran. Addressing a ceremony to sign a contract to develop Aban and West-Paydar oilfields by NIOC and a […]

Tehran, Moscow finalize Energy Cooperation MOU

The Memorandum of Understanding of the 14th Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation in the Oil and Gas Industries was set up in 38 articles. In the memorandum, the parties, while supporting the talks and agreements reached between the relevant ministries of the two countries, […]

NIOC Signs Research Deals with Iranian Universities

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed research contracts with 5 leading Iranian universities for expanding the petroleum industry’s scientific and technological bases in discovering hydrocarbon resources. The contracts were signed this morning (Monday, March 12), by NIOC Managing Director Ali Kardor and chancellors of the universities of Shahid Beheshti, Ferdowsi of Mashhad, Kharazmi, […]

ONGC Videsh, Iran’s IDRO Oil sign accord

By John Lee. India’s ONGC Videsh has reportedly signed a cooperation agreement with Iran’s IDRO Oil (Gostaresh Iranian Oil And Gas Industries Development Company) to jointly bid for a $900-million plan to develop the Susangerd oilfield in Khuzestan province. The field, discovered in 2009, is estimated to hold more than 5 billion barrels of in-place […]

NIOC to Establish Fund to Finance Oil Projects

The Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Ali Kardor said plans are under way to introduce project funds for financing Iran’s recovery and maintenance projects in oil industry. Addressing the 2nd International Congress and Exhibition of Oil Exploration and Production and the 5th International Congress and Exhibition of Iran’s Drilling Industry here in […]