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’s New Nuclear Power Plants Help Save 22 Million Barrels of Oil

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the construction of new nuclear power plants in Bushehr, southern Iran, helps save some two million barrels of oil per year.

Iran Ready to Resume Gas Exports to Iraq

Iran says it is ready to proceed with a much-awaited project to export natural gas to Iraq as soon as Baghdad takes measures to make the related payments.

Iran to File Lawsuit against Turkmenistan over Gas Dispute

The row between Iran and Turkmenistan over outstanding debts for previous natural gas sales is taking to new highs with Tehran saying it plans to sue Ashgabat for turning off the taps.

29 Int’l Firms Can Bid for Iran’s Oil and Gas Projects

Iran’s oil ministry has certified 29 international companies to bid for oil and gas projects in the country under its new format of oil contracts, a report said.

Iran Cuts Electricity Supplies to Iraq

Iran has reportedly cut electricity exports to Iraq due to the country's accumulated debt of nearly $1 billion to Iraq, Iranian and Iraqi officials noted.
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Germany to Build Clean Energy Plant in Central Iran

A combined-cycle power plant will be constructed in Iran’s central city of Damghan in cooperation with Germans, the local Governor announced.

Turkmenistan to Be Fined for Cutting Gas Supply to Iran: Official

Turkmenistan to Be Fined for Cutting Gas Supply to Iran: Official

Iran Slams Turkmenistan for Going Back on Its Word and Cutting Gas Supply

An Iranian energy official denounced Turkmenistan for going back on its word and cutting off gas supplies to Iran abruptly, saying, however, that Iran’s ability to feed the countrywide gas grid remains unaffected by such “immoral” measure by the Ashgabat government.

Turkmenistan Inks Last-Minute Gas Deal with Iran

Turkmenistan managed to avert the loss of one of its only two buyers of natural gas with some desperate, last-gasp negotiations, media reports said.

Iran and India May Construct Oil Refinery in Brazil

Talks between Brazil, Iran and India could result in the construction of an oil refinery and petrochemical plant in one of the South American nation’s poorest states.

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