• Iran Boosts Petchem Output by 21.5 mt in 1399

    Iran Boosts Petchem Output by 21.5 mt in 1399

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said the country had enhanced its petrochemical production capacity BY 21.5 million tons per year during the calendar year of 1399 which ended on March 20.

  • Iran Launches Major Petchem Projects

    Iran Launches Major Petchem Projects

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ordered the official startup of 3 major petrochemical projects via videoconference.

  • South Pars Refinery Processes over 17 bcm of Gas

    South Pars Refinery Processes over 17 bcm of Gas

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The director of the third refinery of the South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC) said the plant supplied over 17 billion cubic meters of sweet gas last calendar year which ended on March 20.

  • Iran to Launch Major Petchem Projects

    Iran to Launch Major Petchem Projects

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) announced the opening of three major petrochemical projects in the country on Thursday.

  • Non-State Oil Industry Research, Technology Fund signs Deals

    Non-State Oil Industry Research, Technology Fund signs Deals

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Non-State Oil Industry Research and Technology Fund has signed two contracts for guaranteed purchases and two contracts for venture capital.

  • Maroun Oil/Gas Co. Lifts Output

    Maroun Oil/Gas Co. Lifts Output

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Enhancing oil production against the backdrop of oil fields’ complexities has always been a major issue of concern for operating companies, sometimes proving costly. The three oil fields - Maroun, Kupal and Shadegan- in southern Iran are among oil fields where oil and condensate production is complicated. Maroun Oil and Gas Production Company (MOGPC) is tasked with oil and condensate production from the three fields.

  • Persian Gulf Star Refinery Rejuvenates Iran Oil Industry

    Persian Gulf Star Refinery Rejuvenates Iran Oil Industry

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran was importing gasoline until two years ago. In 2018, Iran imported up to 4.5 ml/d of gasoline. It is now exporting gasoline to regional and world nations. In light of the commissioning of the Bandar Abbas Condensate Refinery, known as the Persian Gulf Star, Iran became an active exporter of this strategic product during the first seven months of the current calendar year, earning about $1.4 billion in revenue. This report reviews the current condition of gasoline export and diversity in refined petroleum products supplied by the treatment facility.

  • Production Costs Trend as Oil Age Ends

    Production Costs Trend as Oil Age Ends

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Crude oil extraction and production cost is an effective factor in oil pricing. Such costs vary from one spot to another, depending on the size and availability of oil reserves. Although most oil companies are unwilling to release precise data about oil production costs.However, estimates about costs of extracting oil from active fields in various countries are available. Comparing these costs would be key to analyzing the future of world oil markets. This data would show which countries can keep producing oil, even though in periods when prices keep falling. This issue takes up added significance in light of significant reduction in oil prices over recent years.

  • Iran to Launch Plants for Key PP, PE Catalysts Production

    Iran to Launch Plants for Key PP, PE Catalysts Production

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) announced the official inauguration of two plants for production of polypropylene and heavy polyethylene catalysts in a few weeks with the technical knowhow provided by the Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC).

  • Iran OPEC Boss Meets Sec. Gen. Barkindo

    Iran OPEC Boss Meets Sec. Gen. Barkindo

    VIENNA (Shana) – Iran’s OPEC Governor Amir Hossein Zamaninia met with HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), in Vienna on Thursday to discuss ideas concerning Iran’s return to the global oil market.

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  • Much of High-Tech Petchem Equipment Built Domestically: CEO

    Much of High-Tech Petchem Equipment Built Domestically: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) said a large part of the high-tech equipment needed in the petrochemical industry is supplied domestically.

  • NIOC Eyes Capturing 1,6 bcf/d of APG: CEO

    NIOC Eyes Capturing 1,6 bcf/d of APG: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said the company has plans to collect associated petroleum gas (APG) by 1.6 billion cubic feet per day in the operational areas of Khuzestan and Ilam provinces.

  • Refining Industry Shines in 1399

    Refining Industry Shines in 1399

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The calendar year of 1399 (which ended on March 20) can be called the year of the country's refining industry with the fourfold growth of oil products exports and Iran's joining the gasoline exporters club.

  • Refiner Awards €165m Deals to Local Firms to Capture Flared Gas

    Refiner Awards €165m Deals to Local Firms to Capture Flared Gas

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Persian Gulf Bidboland Gas Refinery has signed 3 contracts valued at a total of €165 million with local firms for the manufacture of a plant to capture flared gas and convert it into usable fuel.

  • 15th OPEC+ Ministerial Meeting

    15th OPEC+ Ministerial Meeting

    TEHRAN (SHANA) -- The energy and oil ministers of OPEC and non-OPEC producers, a grouping known as OPEC+, made an agreement during the 15th Ministerial Meeting held via video conference on Thursday April 1 to ease crude oil output cuts by 350,000 bpd in May and June, and 450,000 in July.

  • 15th OPEC+ Ministerial Meeting Concludes

    15th OPEC+ Ministerial Meeting Concludes

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The 15th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting Ministers was held via video conference on Thursday April 1, 2021, under the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Abdul Aziz bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, and Co-Chair HE Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

  • Zangeneh: Oil Demand Has not Reached 2019 Levels

    Zangeneh: Oil Demand Has not Reached 2019 Levels

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Oil demand is expected to grow by 5.6 million bpd as business activities would recover, however, it has yet to reach 2019 levels, said Iran’s Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh, on the sidelines of the 15th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting held on Thursday via video conference.

  • OPEC+ Agrees Gradual Easing of Crude Oil Cuts

    OPEC+ Agrees Gradual Easing of Crude Oil Cuts

    TEHRAN (SHANA) -- OPEC and its allies reached a consensus on Thursday on easing crude oil output cuts by 350,000 bpd for May and June, and by 450,000 bpd as of July.

  • 15th OPEC+ Meeting Kicks Off Online

    15th OPEC+ Meeting Kicks Off Online

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The 15th meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, a grouping called OPEC+, began a few minutes ago via video conference.

  • DoC Joint Technical Committee Convenes 50th Meeting

    DoC Joint Technical Committee Convenes 50th Meeting

    VIENNA (Shana) -- The Joint Technical Committee (JTC) held its 50th meeting via videoconference to examine oil market developments and related trends.

  • Goreh-Jask Oil Pipeline Project 80% Complete: CEO

    Goreh-Jask Oil Pipeline Project 80% Complete: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) said the Goreh-Jask national crude oil transfer project has for far progressed 80%.

  • Iran Yearly Gas Output Up 6%

    Iran Yearly Gas Output Up 6%

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Deputy Director of Dispatching Operations at the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) announced a 6% increase in Iran’s annual sweet gas production.

  • Arvand Petchem Plant Continues Setting New Production Records

    Arvand Petchem Plant Continues Setting New Production Records

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Arvand Petrochemical Plant said: "With the continuation of the plans to eliminate production bottlenecks and barriers, we will see continued enhancement of production and more record-breaking in the new [calendar] year."

  • Iran Oil Documents Declassified

    Iran Oil Documents Declassified

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Documents and artefacts are the main items in the Petroleum Industry Directorate of Museums and Documents. They are instrumental in preserving the history of Iran’s petroleum industry. The Directorate started work effectively in 2014 and has since gathered documents, audiovisual and written references as well as artefacts and old items and tools. In this newly-established center, regulations and protocols including identification, gathering, restoration, preservation and documentation for prospective use by researchers, students and professors have been highly respected.

  • Drilling Industry Turns 41 in Iran

    Drilling Industry Turns 41 in Iran

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- December 21 marks National Drilling Day in Iran. National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) was established on December 21, 1979. The company started its work with 6 drilling rigs.

  • China Silent on Yadavaran Phase 2 Development

    China Silent on Yadavaran Phase 2 Development

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The manager of Yadavaran oil field development has said that the Chinese have not presented any suggestions for the second phase development of the Yadavaran field. He said that the production capacity of this field had increased in the past one year, but the Chinese had not offered any plans for the project. He said Iran would not wait for the Chinese to develop the second phase of this field.

  • Iran Prepared to Return to World Oil Markets: CEO

    Iran Prepared to Return to World Oil Markets: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) said Iran is prepared the return to the global oil markets given enhancement of oil production in the company.

  • Product Diversity, Market Development; Achievements of Karun Petchem Plant

    Product Diversity, Market Development; Achievements of Karun Petchem Plant

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Karun Petrochemical Company pointed to a new record and a 35% increase in production compared to last year by the company

  • Arvand Petchem Plant Registers New Production, Profitability Records

    Arvand Petchem Plant Registers New Production, Profitability Records

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Arvand Petrochemical Plant, as one of the largest PVC production chains in the world, succeeded in breaking production and profitability records in the current calendar year, which began on March 21, 2020.