Latest National Iranian Oil Company Stories

2008-09-21 21:00:24

TEHRAN. Sept 21 (Interfax) - A delegation of the National Iranian Oil Company (NOIC) will visit Moscow either in late September or in early October in order to continue talks with Gazprom (RTS: GAZP).

2008-09-15 09:00:48

Iran, Ecuador to boost oil cooperation TEHRAN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Oil Minister Gholam- Hossein Nozari and Ecuadorian Minister of Mines and Petroleum Galo Chiriboga Zambarno signed a deal on cooperation in oil industry on Saturday evening, the official IRNA news agency reported Sunday.

2008-09-14 12:00:21

Text of report by Iranian official government news agency IRNA Bushehr- Minister of mines and petroleum of Ecuador who had visited Asaluyeh in Bushehr Province, has said: We welcome cooperation with Iran in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.

2008-09-11 03:00:22

Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 10 September: Iranian Central Oil Fields Company will hold an international tender next week for the development of 14 oil and gas fields, ICOFC manager of engineering and construction department said here on Wednesday [10 September].

2008-09-04 12:00:28

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Fars News Agency: Managing director of Karun Oil and Gas Exploitation Company has said: Through professional works and technical studies, the daily oil production of the Karun Oil and Gas Exploitation Company is predicted to increase to 64,500 barrels this year [Iranian year started 20 March 2008].

2008-09-03 03:00:22

By Anonymous Just days after French oil giant Total withdrew from its planned multibillion-dollar gas investment project in Iran, Gazprom decided to enter the market with its own multibilliondollar deal to develop Iranian oil and gas fields.

2008-08-29 12:01:12

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 29 August: Iran's Oil Minister here Friday [29 August] considered the Iranian oil industries' greatest challenge in recent years the provision of parts, reiterating that we turned it to an opportunity, manufacturing what we needed in Iran.

2008-08-23 09:00:42

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) - Iran is in talks with two major Asian oil companies regarding the development of the South Caspian Sea region, the English-language Press TV satellite channel reported on Saturday.

2008-08-03 12:00:29

Mostly overlooked in the debate about allowing more oil drilling in the United States is that the vast majority of new wells are for natural gas, analysts say. Onshore energy leases in the western United States during the Bush administration have mostly gone to natural gas exploration.

2008-07-22 03:00:38

Text of report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website Tehran, 22 July: The oil minister [Gholamhoseyn Nowzari] has said that a fourth new oil field has been discovered in the last month.

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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.