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.

Iran Turns Oil-Polluted Lands into Green Belts

Iran Turns Oil-Polluted Lands into Green Belts

Iranian experts have managed to eliminate oil pollution from groundwater in Asaluyeh region in southern Iran by using local microbes, an official said.
217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

Over two hundred villages in are generating solar energy to meet their power needs and the number is expected to surpass 300 by the end of this year’s Iranian calendar year (mid-March 2018).
Rouhani Says Iran Ready to Meet Europe's Energy Demands

Rouhani Says Iran Ready to Meet Europe’s Energy Demands

Highlighting Iran’s capabilities in various industries, President Hassan Rouhani said European nations can rely on Iran to supply their energy demands.
US Favours Separation of Kurdistan Region from Iraq

Kurdish Referendum: Geopolitical Move or Attempt to Realize a Dream?

Without having any logical and feasible response for many of regional and national problems, the recent referendum on the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence was merely an attempt to realize a dream.
Iran to Build Oil Refinery in Syria: Official

Iran to Build Oil Refinery in Syria: Official

An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic plans to construct an oil refinery in Syria as part of Tehran-Damascus cooperation for rebuilding the war-torn Arab state.
Britain Inks €500m Deal to Build Solar Farm in Central Iran

Britain Inks €500m Deal to Build Solar Farm in Central Iran

UK renewables investor Quercus has signed a deal worth over half a billion euros to build and operate a 600-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Iran, the company said on Wednesday.
Iran Appoints 1st Female Manager of Gas Field Development Project

Iran Appoints 1st Female Manager of Gas Field Development Project

An Iranian woman has been appointed for the first time as the manager of a major gas field development project in the country.
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Iran in Talks with India, Russia on Gas Field Development

A top Iranian official says talks are underway with India and Russia’s Gazprom on the development of an Iranian gas field.
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Iran Exporting Electricity to Eight Countries: Report

Iran is one of the energy hubs in the region, exporting electricity to eight countries including Iraq, Turkey, and Afghanistan.
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Iran Calls for Foreign Investment in Oil Extraction from Caspian Sea

Iran’s petroleum minister has called on well-known foreign energy firms to make investment in projects to explore and extract oil resources in Caspian Sea, north of Iran.

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