Energy

Iran’s economy, while diversified, is still heavily influenced by the state of the oil and gas market. Read more about recent news and developments in the sector here.

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Iran to Probe Allegations about Total’s Information Leak to Qatar

An Iranian lawmaker says the Parliament will investigate the veracity of allegations concerning French oil giant Total’s disclosure of secret data about Iran’s South Pars Gas Field to neighbouring Qatar.
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Iran Resumes Power Export to Iraq

Iran has resumed electricity export to Iraq after it halted supply in the beginning of the year, according to a Friday report by Mehr News Agency.
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Iran’s Oil Output Slightly Affected by Power Cut in Khuzestan

The temporary power failure caused by the extremely high level of humidity and dust pollution in Iran's southwestern province Khuzestan has slightly decreased the country's oil production, but it won't influence Iran's OPEC commitments.
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Iranian Minister Apologises to Nation for Power Outage

Iran’s Energy Minister apologized the residents of Khuzestan Province in southwestern Iran for power and water cut caused by climatic conditions.
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New Generation of Filling Stations Set Up in Tehran

Tehran Municipality and the Iranian Oil Ministry have set up self-service filling stations for the first time in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Solar Power Plant

Aerial View of Iran’s Largest Solar Power Plant

Iran’s biggest solar power plant was inaugurated on Saturday, February 4, in Iranian West-central province of Hamadan.
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Increased Gas Consumption with Precipitation in 24 Iranian Provinces

Many cities and villages across Iran are facing a dropped temperature as well as rain and snow fall, and this has sharply raised the daily gas consumption.
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Lukoil Looking for Opportunities in Middle East and Iran

An official with Russian energy company Lukoil says the firm’s target area in the Middle East is Iran at the moment, but it also seeks opportunities for growth in other regional countries as well.
Qalikouh

Iran’s Oil Ministry Urged to Exploit Shale Oil Resources

An Iranian MP has asked the Oil Ministry to take measures to extract oil from shale resources in south-western Iran.
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Germany Interested in Making $12 Billion Investment in Iran’s Oil Industry

Germany’s major oil and petrochemical companies, including BASF, have expressed their willingness to invest a total of $12 billion in the Iranian oil sector.

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