Oil Industry



  • norwegian 2018-02-05 23:03

    Norway welcomes business coop. with Iran

    TEHRAN, Feb. 5 (MNA) – In a meeting with Chairman of Iran and Norway Parliamentary Friendship Group, Norwegian Ambassador welcomed bilateral cooperation in the fields of oil and gas, fisheries, agriculture and shipping.

  • zanganeh 2018-02-04 13:26

    Iran 10-month crude output up 165kbd

    TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (MNA) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says the country's petroleum output has increased by 165,000 b/d in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21 compared to the same period last year.

  • energy 2018-01-29 15:08

    Tehran to host 4th Intl. Energy Conf.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) – The fourth international conference of the Iran Scientific Association of Energy will be held under the title of Energy Management and Technology.

  • نفت گاز 2018-01-28 16:18

    Iran’s oil price drops by 60 cents to $69

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – The upswing in the price of Iran’s light crude oil, which began in Jan. 2018, came to a stop during the week leading to Jan. 19, and now stands at about US$69 a barrel.

  • Zanganeh 2018-01-28 09:15

    Iran oil min.:

    No compensation for Total if it fails to invest in Iran gas project

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran will undergo no damages if the French energy major, Total, fails to invest 500 million dollars in a major gas project in Iran by mid-2019.

  • jahan 2018-01-23 15:16


    Iran welcomes Belarusian firms coop. in oil sector

    TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (MNA) – In a meeting with Belarusian industry minister on Tuesday, the 1st vice president said that Iran welcomes the European country’s investment in Iran’s oil sector, calling for more financial and commercial cooperation.

  • jahangiri 2018-01-22 18:57

    Iran’s oil, gas harvest remarkable: Veep

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri said that the oil and gas produced from the joint fields shared by Iran and Iraq have increased significantly.

  • oil 2018-01-20 10:34

    India's decision to cut oil imports from Iran 'not political'

    TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (MNA) – Fereydoun Barkeshli, president of Vienna Energy Research Group in Austria and the National Iranian Oil Company's former general manager for OPEC and international affairs stressed that major producers and exporters eye Asian market vehemently.

  • قیمت نفت 2018-01-13 15:28

    Prices of Iranian light crude reaches $68 per barrel

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – Iranian light crude price which has started going up since the beginning of 2018 reached 68 dollars in the week leading to the 5th of January.

  • پرچم ایران و فرانسه 2018-01-04 14:05

    Iran, France to hold HSE tutorial workshop in oil industry

    TEHRAN, Jan. 04 (MNA) – An Iranian and French Training Workshop on HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) in the oil industry will be held in Tehran on Jan. 29-30, 2018.

  • کاتالیست 2018-01-01 11:32

    Company indigenizes catalysts for steel, petchem industries

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Iranian scientists in a knowledge-based firm managed to produce 20 kinds of catalysts that can satisfy domestic demands in steel, petrochemical, petroleum and gas industries.

  • تجهیزات نفتی 2018-01-01 10:44

    Reduced oil equipment import into country to save $13m: Official

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Abolghassem Zamani Manager of Iranian Oil Pipeline & Telecommunications Company (IOPTC) for Procurement Affairs said reducing import of oil parts and equipment will save $13 million worth of capital in the country.

  • قیمت نفت 2017-12-31 13:24

    Iran crude prices overtake Brent’s

    TEHRAN, Dec. 31 (MNA) – Iran’s light crude oil price increased by 13 cents in the last week of December at a time when Brent crude experienced a six-cent decline.

  • oil 2017-12-27 14:10

    NIDC drills 119 oil, gas wells

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – An NIDC official said as many as 119 oil and gas wells were drilled and completed over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (began March 21).

  • فریدون حسنوند نماینده اندیمشک 2017-12-25 15:45

    Iran, Norway MoU on gas suspended

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Following an analysis published by Mehr News that had criticized the pricing formula for selling gas to a Norwegian company, Head of the Parliament’s Energy Committee Hasanvand said that the agreement has been suspended.

  • اکتشاف نفت 2017-12-25 13:27

    Exploration in oil industry hits 80-year record low

    TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (MNA) – Exploration activities in the oil industry hit less than seven billion barrels of oil in 2017, the figure of which is unprecedented since 1940.

  • Novak 2017-12-24 13:58

    Russia eager to keep up oil ties with Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has expressed hope to proceed with oil cooperation with Iran within the framework of exchanging oil for goods.

  • قیمت نفت 2017-12-17 11:46

    Prices of Iranian crude stand at $62 per barrel

    TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s light crude prices fell by 71 cents to be traded at 62.03 dollars per barrel in the week leading to December 08.

  • South Pars 2017-12-16 12:44

    China may take over SP gas project in Iran if Total pulls out

    TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Chinese energy giant CNPC could take over Total’s stake in a major Iranian gas project if the French company is forced to leave Iran over any new US sanctions, media reported.

  • زنگنه و رئیس اتاق بازرگانی چین 2017-12-13 10:24

    China ready to use Iranian oil, gas resources

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – CICCPS secretary general, while pointing to lack of energy resources in China, expressed the East Asian country’s readiness to use Iran’s oil and gas resources.

  • وزیر نفت عراق، جبار اللعیبی 2017-12-10 17:20

    Iran, Iraq sign oil swap contract for 1 year

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Tehran and Baghdad agreed to swap crude oil of northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil in a one year contract subject to renewal.

  • OPEC 2017-11-30 16:45

    OPEC agrees on oil cut extension to end of 2018

    TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) – OPEC has agreed on Thursday to extend output cuts until the end of 2018 during a 14-country meeting in Vienna.

  • زنگنه در اجلاس اوپک 2017-11-30 11:18

    Iran's oil min.

    9-month oil cut extension acceptable

    TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) – Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zaganeh who has traveled to Vienna in order to attend the OPEC conference on extending agreements to cut oil production, said that a 6 to 9 month oil cut extension is acceptable.

  • نفت گاز 2017-11-20 10:07

    Iranian light crude prices hit new record high

    TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s light crude oil demonstrated a new record high figure by approaching $65 per barrel in the week leading to November 10.

  • قیمت نفت 2017-11-07 13:24

    Prices of Iranian crude exceed $57 per barrel

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s light crude prices rose by over one dollar to exceed 57 dollars per barrel in the week leading to October 27.

  • نفت 2017-10-28 09:29

    Iran, Russia eye over 10 oil, gas fields for coop.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – Head of NIOC's Exploration Directorate Seyyed Saleh Hendi has told Sputnik that Iran and Russian companies are discussing their participation in the exploration of oil and gas fields in the Islamic republic and in the shelf area.

  • Total 2017-10-22 20:44

    Total says not concerned with US policy towards JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Stephane Michel, Total’s president for Exploration and Production in the MENA region says that he is not worried about Trump’s anti-Iran measures.

  • زنگنه 2017-10-22 11:13

    Iran’s oil min.:

    Trump’s threats had no effect on oil market

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said oil prices are still under influence of OPEC and US President Donald Trump’s threats against Iran have left no effect on the global oil market.

  • بیژن زنگنه 2017-10-18 09:48

    Oil min.:

    Uzbekistan eager to purchase Iranian crude

    TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) – Iranian Oil Minister, while referring to Uzbekistan’s willingness to buy crude oil from Iran, said relevant negotiations will be pursued with the Central Asian country.

  • پایانه های نفتی خارگ کشتی نفتکش صادرات نفت 2017-10-15 14:06

    Iran’s oil exports to S Korea hit record high

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – According to Reuters’ report, Iran’s exports of crude oil to South Korea reached the highest level in six months in September, thanks to sanctions relief.