• Darquain-3 Up for Investment

    Darquain-3 Up for Investment

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- West Karoun is now known to Iranians. This border area is expected to form Iran’s oil civilization. According to plans, Iran intends to increase output from the 11 oil fields located in West Karoun by 1 mb/d within four years. The Darquain field will have a 200,000 b/d share in the above figure. Darquain which lies in Khuzestan Province is 45 kilometers north of the city of Khorramshahr and 100 kilometers south of the oil-rich city of Ahvaz. The field is expected to see its output exceed 220,000 b/d once phase 3 development is fulfilled.

  • Why Namavaran Discovery Is a Breakthrough

    Why Namavaran Discovery Is a Breakthrough

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, during a provincial tour of Yazd in October, said the country’s second largest oil reservoir had been discovered. Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh said the reservoir, named Namavaran, held 22 billion barrels of oil in place, 2.2 billion barrels of which would be recoverable.

  • Iran Petroleum Ministry Focuses on Startups

    Iran Petroleum Ministry Focuses on Startups

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum has decided to provide special support to startups and knowledge-based oil companies. Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh has said that 17 ha of land in southern Tehran would be allotted to these companies. He said the Ministry of Petroleum had a detailed plan for startups, which would become operational in the second half of the current Iranian calendar year.

  • Modern Technologies, Oil Industry Development Pulse

    Modern Technologies, Oil Industry Development Pulse

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Reservoir Management and Field Development Division of the Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) is a dynamic specialized and scientific center seeking to bring about new changes in the upstream petroleum industry based on modern technologies and latest scientific achievements.

  • Oil in Abadan and MIS

    Oil in Abadan and MIS

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Masjed Soleiman (MIS) and Abadan were the most known socio-engineering examples of the operation of a British company in Iran. These two cities were established in the Third World Iran in the form of modern colonies. The necessity of establishment of such cities following the discovery of oil in the region, their general shape and division of localities, form of houses and districts and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC)’s authority over these cities are among important points to be taken into consideration.

  • $16bn Investment Needed in North Pars

    $16bn Investment Needed in North Pars

    Some 120 kilometers southeast of Bushehr Province lies the North Pars gas field. The offshore field is 3,500 meters deep underground, and is estimated to hold 57 tcf of gas.