Research and Development

  • Potential for Mansouri & Salman Development

    Potential for Mansouri & Salman Development

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran hopes to bring its oil output to over 5 mb/d under its 20-year vision plan by investing in ageing fields. Some of oil fields in Iran are already mature. Their oil has partly been recovered, but cutting edge technologies are needed to extract the remaining oil.

  • Petchem Value Chain Completion Envisaged

    Petchem Value Chain Completion Envisaged

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- A total of 15 petrochemical plants are affiliated with the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC). The plants account for 40% of Iran’s petrochemical exports. Although PGPIC has been under US sanctions, it continues to export petrochemicals. Furthermore, petrochemical production plants are coming online one after another.

  • NIOC Inks Research Deal with Local Universities

    NIOC Inks Research Deal with Local Universities

    TABRIZ (Shana) – The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed two contracts with Sahand and Tabriz universities of technology on geological studies of west and northwestern Iran.

  • Iran Gas Sector Set for Self-Reliance in Shadow of Sanctions

    Iran Gas Sector Set for Self-Reliance in Shadow of Sanctions

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Today a major requirement for survival in the tightly competitive market and the blossoming of an industrial enterprise would be to monitor industrial and technological progress, market and rivals as well as development of technology based on potential and practical capabilities of every company. Given the identity of each industrial enterprise, part of these activities is handled by R&D and IT divisions.