Oil Minister



  • نفت گاز 2016-04-16 09:44

    Mongolia, new buyer of Iranian crude

    TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) – An NIOC official announced Iran and Mongolia have resumed negotiations on Iranian crude oil sales to the East Asian country through China’s route.

  • نشست خبری مشترک وزرای ایران وهند 2016-04-10 09:11

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Iran, India mins. hold joint presser

    TEHRAN, Apr. 10 (MNA) – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh and his visiting Indian counterpart Dharmendra Pradhan held a joint press conference at Tehran Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday.

  • oil 2016-04-06 09:06

    NIOC, Europe seal new oil sale deals

    TEHRAN, Apr. 06 (MNA) – An NIOC official has announced the signing of new crude sale deals with a number of European oil companies.

  • زنگنه 2016-03-13 10:27

    Oil min.:

    Iran to get self-sufficient in petrol production

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Iranian oil minister has announced that the country will become self-sufficient in production of petrol in the next Iranian year (to begin March 20).

  • ایران عراق 2016-03-09 17:36

    Iran, Iraq agree on oil market

    TEHRAN, Mar. 09 (MNA) – Deputy oil minister said Iran and Iraq have agreed to develop a more coordinate approach in the global market.

  • توتال فرانسه نفت گاز 2016-03-07 09:24

    NIOC, Total to sign confidentiality agreement

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Oil minister said following the oil sale contract between NIOC and France’s Total, the two sides will ink a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) on South Azadegan oilfield within days.

  • oil 2016-03-01 16:32

    Iran oil exports hit 1.7 mb/d

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Iranian oil minister said on Monday that Iran's oil exports rose to 1.7 million barrels per day in February after elimination of sanctions.

  • azerbaijan 2016-02-23 10:29

    Iran, Azerbaijan to launch oil coop. in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (MNA) – Oil minister said President Rouhani today will officially propose a new plan for oil and gas cooperation in the Caspian Sea to his Azerbaijani counterpart.

  • del pino 2016-02-02 11:03

    Venezuelan oil min. en route to Tehran

    TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (MNA) – The new round of Iran-Venezuela oil talks will begin on Wednesday with the trip of the South American country’s oil minister to Tehran.

  • زنگنه 2015-12-25 15:50

    Mongolia demands for Iran’s oil

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Mongolian FM visited Iran’s oil ministry on Thursday and negotiated with Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh for buying oil and having Mongolian personnel trained by Iran.   

  • ایران روسیه 2015-12-24 10:30

    Iran, Russia embark on new round of gas dialogues

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – The first Joint Session of Iran’s NIOC and Russia’s Gazprom was launched in Tehran on Wednesday within the framework of previous gas agreements.

  • زنگنه 2015-12-14 09:59

    Oil min.:

    ‘Oil sanctions to be abolished in coming days’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – Announcing that giant oil companies can establish branches in Iran, oil minister said sanctions against the country’s oil industry will be completely canceled in the next few days.

  • زنگنه 2015-11-29 16:07

    Oil minister:

    OPEC oil production quotas remain unchanged

    TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s oil minister said some OPEC members exploit oil as a political tool adding OPEC will not change its oil production ceiling.

  • اجلاس سران مجمع کشورهای صادرکننده گاز 2015-11-23 17:08

    3rd GECF summit kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) – The third summit of GECF, started at 4:00 pm Tehran time on Monday with the opening speech of President Rouhani.

  • اوپک گاز 2015-11-21 12:56

    Iran conducts gas talks with Qatar, Algeria, Trinidad

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – In time with the arrival of the world's largest gas producers and exporters in Tehran, Iran's oil minister negotiated with Qatari, Algerian and Trinidad counterparts on Friday.

  • اجلاس فوق العاده وزارتی مجمع کشورهای صادرکننده گاز 2015-11-21 12:24

    By: Mohammadreza Abbassi

    GECF Ministerial Summit opens in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh opened the Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) here on Saturday which holds prior to convention of the summit meeting scheduled for Monday.

  • نشست خبری بیژن نامدار زنگه وزیر نفت 2015-11-18 09:28

    Oil Min.:

    Iran not in favor of low oil prices

    TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) – Noting that Iran is not in favor of lower oil prices, oil minister said even if oil prices fall to $30 a barrel, Iran will still pursue increasing oil production and exports during the post sanction era.

  • ZANGANEH 2015-11-17 12:29

    Oil Min. to chair EGM session of GECF

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s oil minister was appointed as the chairman of extraordinary general meeting of Gas Exporting Countries Forum summit in Tehran.

  • زنگنه 2015-10-31 11:19

    Oil minister:

    Iran ready to negotiate with OPEC’s Arab members

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – Oil minister has announced Iran’s readiness to negotiate with Arab members of OPEC including Saudi Arabia.

  • Oil and Gas 2015-10-25 14:39

    France, Russia join Iran’s oil costumers

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – Referring to resumption of talks with France’s Total and Russia’s Lukoil, NIOC official has announced the preliminary agreement to sell oil to these two giant companies.

  • زنگنه 2015-10-19 20:57

    Oil min. warns foreign firms against 'kickbacks'

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s oil minister has said the time of speculation in Iran’s oil industry is over and foreign investors won’t need to pay kickbacks in order to participate in the country's market.

  • صحن علنی 2015-10-07 12:50

    MPs call for impeachment of oil minister

    TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (MNA) – An Iranian MP told the reporters 40 representatives have signed the impeachment proposal of oil minister.

  • gas 2015-10-04 21:07

    Oil Minister:

    Iran to raise gas exports to Armenia

    TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday talks with Armenian officials concluded in a decision to increase gas exports and electricity imports.

  • shell 2015-10-03 14:40

    Shell delegation arrives in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (MNA) – A number of senior executives of the Anglo-Dutch Shell Oil Company have travelled to Iran to meet and talk with the officials at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

  • gasoline 2015-09-28 16:10

    Iran to export gas to Pakistan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s Oil Minister has announced Iran’s readiness to export gas to Pakistan and several petrochemical products to Afghanistan.

  • ایران فرانسه 2015-09-26 22:58

    Tehran, Paris launch fresh oil cooperation

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – With French companies’ readiness to participate in Iran, the new round of oil cooperation between the two countries has started in Tehran.

  • gas 2015-09-12 17:06

    Rise in Iran's gas production

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Advisor to oil minister has reported that Iran’s gas production capacity has increased to 700 million cubic meters per day this Iranian year adding that, this amount will rise by 50 million cubic meters.

  • oil-gas 2015-09-07 19:32

    Iran ready to export 200k bpd of oil to Spain

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – An Iranian official said here on Monday that Iran is fully prepared to export 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil to Spain.

  • LNG SHIP 2015-09-07 13:51

    Iran and Spain agree to deliver gas to Europe

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – With the beginning of a new round of talks on Iran’s oil, Iran and Spain reached agreement to export South Pars gas to Europe through LNG shipping.

  • بیژن زنگنه 2015-09-01 23:58

    8mn liters of petrol imported per day

    TEHRAN, Sep. 01 (MNA) – Iran’s Oil Minister reported that the country is currently importing 8 million liters of petrol on a daily basis.