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  • Secretariat Produces Footage of Late Kazempour Ardebili Photos at OPEC

    Secretariat Produces Footage of Late Kazempour Ardebili Photos at OPEC

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretariat has produced a video showing a number of images of late Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, senior Iranian energy strategist and Iran's OPEC Governor, in the organization. Mr. Kazempour died on Saturday at 68 after nearly two weeks in a coma caused by a severe stroke.

  • Iran Mourns Loss of OPEC Boss

    Iran Mourns Loss of OPEC Boss

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Following are some of the historical photos of Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, veteran Iranian energy diplomat who died on Saturday after nearly two weeks in a coma. May Lord bless his soul in Heaven.

  • Loading of 1st South Pars Phase 11 Platform Jacket

    Loading of 1st South Pars Phase 11 Platform Jacket

    HORMUZGAN (Shana) -- Load Out operation of the Platform 11B jacket of South Pars Phase 11 development project started on Thursday (April 30) at Qeshm Island, Hormuzgan Province. The structure is to be installed near the Iran-Qatar sea border in the Persian Gulf.

  • Petroleium Industry Healthcase Staff Fighting COVID-19

    Petroleium Industry Healthcase Staff Fighting COVID-19

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- With the outbreak of coronavirus in Iran and other parts of the world, the country's hospitals are operating round the clock to treat and hospitalize patients. The hospitals of the Iranian oil industry, along with other health centers, have not stopped trying to fight the virus and provide services to the patients. Tehran Specialized Oil Hospital has also dedicated its inpatient wards to the treatment and hospitalization of staff infected with the virus. The images below show the hospital's intensive care unit's efforts.

  • Inauguration in Rapid Succession

    NIGC Activities Review

    Inauguration in Rapid Succession

    Last calendar year saw Iran's oil refining industry take important steps towards development and self-sufficiency. The refining industry has signed memorandums with the Petroleum Ministry and some other ministries and bodies. One of these MOUs was on producing needle and sponge coke at the Bandar Abbas and Imam Khomeini oil refineries. They were signed between National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) and Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) with a view to putting an end to Iran's sponge coke imports. Another achievement of the oil refining industry is full commissioning of phases 1, 2 and 3 of the Bandar Abbas gas condensate refinery, generally known as the Persian Gulf Star refinery. Some 70% of the equipment used at the condensate refinery was made in Iran.

  • Refining Sector Annual Review

    Refining Sector Annual Review

    Last calendar year saw Iran's oil refining industry take important steps towards development and self-sufficiency. The refining industry has signed memorandums with the Petroleum Ministry and some other ministries and bodies. One of these MOUs was on producing needle and sponge coke at the Bandar Abbas and Imam Khomeini oil refineries. They were signed between National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) and Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) with a view to putting an end to Iran's sponge coke imports. Another achievement of the oil refining industry is full commissioning of phases 1, 2 and 3 of the Bandar Abbas gas condensate refinery, generally known as the Persian Gulf Star refinery. Some 70% of the equipment used at the condensate refinery was made in Iran.

  • 10th OPEC+ Teleconference

    10th OPEC+ Teleconference

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- OPEC+ struck a deal to cut the group’s output by 10 million barrels per day in May and June 2020 which would be accompanied by G20’s decision to cut its oil output by 3.7 mbd within a year. The group men on Sunday evening to finalize a deal that had been hampered by Mexico three days earlier.

  • 9th OPEC+ Meeting held via Webinar

    9th OPEC+ Meeting held via Webinar

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The 9th meeting of the oil and energy ministers of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers was held on Thursday, April 9, and lasted over 11 hours as Mexico failed to support a widely endorsed deal to cut the 23-member coalition's crude oil output by 10mbd.

  • Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant

    Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant

    Shana: Martyr Tondgouyan Petrochemical Plant, located at Special Petrochemical Economic Zone (Mahshahr), is the only producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in the country and supplies raw materials to downstream units in the textile and packaging industries including bottle. The products of this complex compete qualitatively with other manufacturers in the world.

  • South Pars symbol of Islamic Revolution Achievements

    South Pars symbol of Islamic Revolution Achievements

    BUSHEHR (Shana) -- As we celebrate the 41st anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, we are exploring the development process of the South Pars gas field since its inception. The first gas exploration well in this field was dug in 1990; based on the results of seismic studies, existence of gas was confirmed in the field. Iran's share of the 9,700-km field is 3,700 km, which hold roughly 14.2 trillion cubic meters of gas or 8% of the world's total reserves. South Pars will undoubtedly be an important part of the future of Iran's industrial history.

  • Wellhead Platform Loaded for Salman Oilfield

    Wellhead Platform Loaded for Salman Oilfield

    KHORRAMSHAHR (Shana) -- The S1 Platform of Salman Oilfield, built by relying on domestic capabilities, has been loaded from Khorramshahr Yard.

  • Loading Phase 14 Platform

    Loading Phase 14 Platform

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The last offshore platform belonging to Phase 14 of the South Pars Gas Field has been loaded at the yard of Iran Marine Industrial Company (SADRA).

  • Overhaul of gas turbines machine in AOGPC

    Overhaul of gas turbines machine in AOGPC

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Aghajari Oil and Gas Production Company (AOGPC) has successfully overhauled 21 gas turbines in its repair shop.

  • OPEC 177th Meeting

    OPEC 177th Meeting

    VIENNA (Shana) -- The 177th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was held in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, 5 December 2019, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, People's Minister of Petroleum of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Head of its Delegation. On Friday, 6 December, the 7th OPEC+ meeting was also held.

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  • Petroleum Distribution Network in Northwestern Iran

    Petroleum Distribution Network in Northwestern Iran

    ZANJAN (Shana) -- The Northwest District is located at a distance of 1,920 km, passing the routes of Eshtehard, Abhar, Zanjan, Idloo, Miyaneh, Martyr Karimi (Turkmanchai), Tabriz, Miandoab, Urmia, Maragheh, Sarab, and Ardabil in western to northwestern Iran. The center of this area is on the north side of Zanjan. Its area of operation includes Alborz, Qazvin, Zanjan, East Azerbaijan, West Azarbaijan and Ardabil provinces.

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  • Loading South Pars 22-24 Platform

    Loading South Pars 22-24 Platform

    BUSHEHR (Shana) -- The third offshore platform of phases 22 to 24 of the South Pars gas field was loaded at SADRA Yard in Bushehr on Wednesday.

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  • Parts and Components of Oil Drilling Rigs

    Parts and Components of Oil Drilling Rigs

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Parts and Components of Oil Drilling Rigs

  • Loading Phase 14 Platform

    Loading Phase 14 Platform

    BANDAR ABBAS (Shana) -- Loading of the third platform of Phase 14 project of the supergiant South Pars gas field.

  • Desalination Unit of Masjed Soleiman

    Desalination Unit of Masjed Soleiman

    MASJED SOLEIMAN (Shana) -- Desalination Unit of Masjed Soleiman

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