History

  • Oil Figures in Iran’s Contemporary History: From Conspiracy to Death

    Oil Figures in Iran’s Contemporary History: From Conspiracy to Death

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran’s oil history has been into ups and downs. It would not be exaggeration if we say that we have had several hundred years of history throughout one hundred years of oil operation. In historical events, some persons have played significant roles, leading either to success or to failure. Some have served the country and some have turned out to be traitors. In fact, such figures make history and drive it forward. Decisions and behaviors of historical figures have been influential on Iran’s contemporary history. Getting to know this history can open a bright horizon for us. Here we review some of these figures:

  • 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.