Latest National Iranian Oil Company Stories

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.

2008-07-18 15:00:52

Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 18 July: The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Russian giant gas company Gazprom have signed an agreement for the development of Iran's oil and gas fields.

2008-07-16 12:01:22

Total to continue projects in Iran: report TEHRAN, July 15 (Xinhua) -- A senior official of French energy giant Total said that its company is interested in continuing cooperation with Iran in its oil and gas sectors, the semi- official Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

2008-07-16 12:01:22

Total to remain committed to Iran projects: Iranian national oil company TEHRAN, July 15 (Xinhua) -- National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) on Tuesday rejected reports about French energy giant Total's withdrawal from the nation's South Pars gas deal, saying it has officially announced that it would carry out its commitments in Iran's oil industry.

2008-07-15 09:01:21

Iran, Russia sign energy cooperation agreement TEHRAN, July 14 (Xinhua) -- The National Iranian Oil Company ( NIOC) and Russian gas monopoly Gazprom signed an agreement to cooperate on development of Iran's oil and gas fields, the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

2008-07-14 09:01:02

Iran discovers new billion barrel oil field in southwest: oil minister TEHRAN, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Oil Minister Gholam Hossein Nozari said on Sunday that Iran has discovered a new oil field in the southwest province of Khuzestan with in-place reserves of 1.1 billion barrels.

2008-07-14 06:00:34

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 14 July: National Iranian Oil Company and the Russian Gazprom on Sunday [13 July] signed an agreement on development of Iran's oil and gas fields.

2008-07-13 21:00:19

MOSCOW. July 13 (Interfax) - Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) and the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) have signed a memorandum of understanding, Gazprom said on Sunday.

2008-07-13 18:00:26

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti Moscow, 13 July: The open-style joint-stock company, Gazprom, and the National Iranian Oil Company have signed a memorandum of mutual understanding following a visit of a delegation of the Russian gas producer led by the chairman of the board, Aleksey Miller, to the Islamic Republic of Iran, RIA-Novosti was informed by the management of Gazprom today.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.