National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)



  • exports 2017-01-08 10:52

    Crude exports to Italy reach record high

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – Iran has set a new record in oil sales to Italy by deployment of 230 thousand barrels of crude per day to the EU member state.

  • shale 2017-01-08 09:35

    Total to receive bonus proportionate to boost in production

    TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (MNA) – NIOC deputy head said France’s Total will receive bonus for investment in Phase 11 of South Pars as envisaged in the new model of new model of oil contracts, dubbed as the Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC).

  • shale 2017-01-03 09:32

    NIOC authorizes 29 foreign firms for oil, gas tenders

    TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has affirmed adequacy of 29 international oil and gas companies willing to put in tenders for Iran’s upstream oil sector.

  • shale 2017-01-02 19:34

    Iran discovers new shale gas reserves

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – An NIOC official announced that new shale gas reserves have been discovered in west Iran exploration blocks.

  • نفت گاز 2017-01-01 22:34

    Iran to begin crude recovery from joint oilfield

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – An NIOC official said crude production at South Yaran joint oilfield with Iraq will kick off within months with a daily capacity of 10 thousand barrels.

  • نفت گاز 2016-12-31 13:53

    Oil giants likely to join hands in Iranian industry

    TEHRAN, Dec. 31 (MNA) – NIOC deputy head has reported on likely cooperation among two Chinese firms, France’s Total and UK’s Shell for development of West Karun joint oilfields.

  • oil 2016-12-27 10:30

    NIOC to ink 12 oil MoUs

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – NIOC deputy head said 12 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in oil industry have been singed with foreign firms while 12 more agreements will be sealed soon.

  • Schlumberger 2016-12-26 09:20

    By: Maryam Azish

    Schlumberger enters Iran again

    TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (MNA) – From the early days of finalizing the historical nuclear deal, a large number of directors of international companies active in oil industry have traveled to Tehran along with their respective country's economic delegations and expressed their enthusiasm to recommence the cooperation cut-off for years.

  • نفت گاز ژاپن ایران 2016-12-25 23:53

    Iran’s crude exports to Japan doubles

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Volume of Iran’s oil exports to Japan became twofold in October as compared with the contracts inked in mid-2016.

  • انی نفت گاز 2016-12-21 13:49

    Iran hits largest oil accord with Italy

    TEHRAN, Dec. 21 (MNA) – Iran and Italy’s Eni have inked a one-year agreement for sales of 60 to 100 thousand barrels of crude oil to the European country in the year 2017.

  • نفت گاز 2016-12-19 11:37

    Iran begins crude sales to Italy’s Eni

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – An NIOC official has reported on shipment of the first Iranian crude oil cargo to Italy’s Eni oil industry company in the post-JCPOA era.

  • وزیر نفت بیژن نامدار زنگنه بوشهر 2016-12-18 11:09

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    Azadegan oilfield to go out to tender

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Iranian Oil Minister Zanganeh has said all interested foreign companies were invited to submit tenders for development of Iranian oil and gas fields, including Azadegan.

  • پارس جنوبی 2016-12-17 13:56

    British firm lifts ban on Iran’s turbines

    TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) – A British firm has lifted ban on delivery of two turbines sent by Iran’s oil industry for repair and maintenance, official says.

  • محسن قمصری نفت 2016-12-16 10:58

    Major Polish refineries buy Iranian crude

    TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian oil minister, while noting that oil sales have begun to Poland’s second largest refinery, said relevant negotiations have kicked off with another refinery complex of the eastern European country.

  • russia 2016-12-14 14:07

    Lukoil begins oil exploration in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – A senior Russian official has reported on launch of activities by Lukoil Company in oil exploration projects in the Persian Gulf.

  • EF1-Iran-oil.jpg 2016-12-13 13:06

    Iran to ink $25bn new oil deals

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – PEDEC managing director has reported on plans to sign into agreements worth 25 billion dollars for expansion of two huge join fields in the post-JCPOA era.

  • دکل نفتی قشم 2016-12-11 21:11

    NIOC to explore oil, gas in Oman Sea

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – A National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) official has reported on Iran’s new programs to discover oil and gas in the Sea of Oman.

  • نفت ایران هند 2016-12-10 20:44

    India receives 2nd ultimatum on Farzad-B

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – An NIOC official said a tender will be invited for development of Farzad-B gas field if Iran and India fail to reach final agreement in the envisaged time.

  •    2016-12-07 20:34

    NIOC, Royal Dutch Shell hit deal to extend field

    TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (MNA) – National Iranian Oil Company and Royal Dutch Shell have signed deal to develop Iran’s three oil and gas fields, Iran’s state news agency IRNA reported.

  • هلی کوپتر 2016-11-27 10:57

    5 dead in helicopter crash in Caspian Sea

    BEHSHAHR, Nov. 27 (MNA) – A helicopter with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) crashed in the Caspian Sea early on Sunday.

  • oil 2016-11-22 11:38

    By: Maryam Azish

    JCPOA serves Iran's interest as oil supplier

    TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s petroleum industry is considered as the main generator for national economy following the implementation of Iran’s nuclear agreement with 5+1, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • فاز 12 پارس جنوبی 2016-11-08 10:47

    Iran, China, France to ink oil deal

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – An MoU to develop Phase 11 of South Pars joint gas field will be inked on Tuesday among Iran’s NIOC and Petropars companies, France’s Total as well as CNPC of China.

  • میدان نفتی آزادگان 2016-11-06 16:12

    NIOC, PGNiG ink oilfield study MoU

    TEHRAN, Nov. 06 (MNA) – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed a new oil cooperation agreement with Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo (PGNiG) of Poland.

  • صادرات گاز 2016-10-31 10:35

    Iran eyes gas exports to Europe via LNG

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – Deputy oil minister has outlined Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production as a possible scenario for exports of natural Iranian gas to Europe.

  • MOL Group 2016-10-30 09:30

    Hungary's MOL, Iran seek long-term oil contracts

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – A Fresh round of oil negotiations was conducted between Iran’s NIOC and Hungary’s MOL Group over inking long-term crude sale contracts.

  • نفت گاز 2016-10-25 15:53

    Bosnia to purchase Iranian crude

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – A fresh round of negotiations for sales and crude and oil products to Bosnia and Herzegovina will kick off in time with Izetbegovic’s arrival in Tehran.

  • ایران یونان 2016-10-21 15:36

    Greece to pay oil debts on installments

    TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – Deputy oil minister has announced that the Greeks will clear all oil debts to Iran within an installment-payment plan in a period of two years.

  • نفت گاز 2016-10-19 21:18

    Iran, Denmark launch oil talks over South Pars

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – NIOC deputy head has reported on negotiations with Denmark’s Maersk Group over development of the second phase of South Pars oil layer.

  • علی کاردر 2016-10-17 17:19

    Iran to invite three gas tenders

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian oil minister has announced that three tenders will be sought for construction of NGL projects.

  • نفت 2016-10-16 16:56

    Asia receives over 60% of Iran’s crude exports

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – An NIOC official has announced that approximately 62 per cent of Iran’s crude oil exports are delivered to Asian states.