24 August 2023 - 13:55
  • News ID: 477421
Afshin Javan appointed as Iran’s OPEC acting governor

SHANA (Tehran) –Oil Minister Javad Owji appointed Afshin Javan as Iran’s OPEC acting governor, replacing Amir Hossein Zamaninia.

Afshin, who was Iran’s national representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, will be also in charge of relations with international communities.

Javan is a member of the scientific board of the institute for International Energy Studies (IIES).

Afshin Javan was born in 1966 in Tehran and holds a Ph.D. in Oil and Gas Economics from Allameh Tabataba’i University. From 2015 to 2020, he served as the chairman of the OPEC Scientific Committee in Vienna.

Besides, he has held posts in the National Iranian Gas Export Company, the International Affairs Department of the National Iranian Oil Company, the International Affairs Department of the National Iranian Gas Company, and the Materials and Energy Research Institute affiliated to the University of Science and Technology.

Afshin Javan has also penned several papers in domestic and international journals and also published several books, including Natural Gas Liquefaction in the World (Economics and Technical Issues), Glossary of Energy and Natural Gas and NGC Pricing Principles and Basics in International Markets in Persian, and the Report on Libyan Oil and Gas, Saudi Oil and Gas, and Kuwait Oil and Gas in English.

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