Saturday, February 4, 2023

Energy

Iran starts laying new gasline to Iraq

The construction of the first pipeline which goes to Baghdad is almost complete and is to start carrying gas to the country by May, 2015.

Iranian oil exports to Asian states jump by nearly 20% in 2014

December oil imports into Asia rose 22.1 percent over last year to 1.21 million barrels per day, the highest since May.

Iran has signed a contract to buy FPSO vessel

Based on the contract signed of late, a floating vessel is to be used in the South Pars Gas field to exploit oil layers.

Iran parliamentary committee cuts National Development Fund’s share of oil

The share of National Development Fund of Iran from oil revenues has decreased to 20 percent from a previous 26 percent.

Enemy cannot prolong its pump war

Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi has said that Iran has managed to undo the destructive effects of the Western-imposed sanctions.

Sliding crude prices at the expense of alternative energies

Mohsen Renani, a university professor, says he does not buy arguments that Saudi Arabia has refused to reduce its output only to undermine Russia, Syria and Iran.

Tumbling oil prices have opened up an opportunity for Iran

Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia has said that government is trying to turn the threat posed by falling oil prices into an opportunity for the country.

Iran to double renewable energy capacity, official

The Iranian government says it plans to double the capacity of wind and solar power generation across the country.

Common enemies use oil as political tool: Leader to Maduro

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies are using oil as a political tool to exert pressure on oil exporting countries.

Aligned OPEC members can stabilize oil prices: Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says collective efforts by OPEC member states can help stabilize global crude prices at a desirable level in 2015.

Iran, OPEC states pursuing sliding crude prices

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said that Iran and its fellow OPEC members are pursuing the issue of plummeting crude prices.

Falling crude prices unable to push Iran to soften tone

The Iranian oil chief has said that plummeting oil prices will not make the country change its steadfast positions and stances.

Oil price manipulation, too risky a gamble

An Iranian energy expert says Saudi Arabia’s deliberate manipulation of oil prices and its overproduction are to blame for the sharp pains the glutted market feels.

Iran to increase South Pars gas production by 100 mcm

Iran's oil minister has said that as promised before the country will increase its gas production from South Pars by 100 million cubic meters [per day] by yearend [March 2015].

Rafsanjani urges OPEC cooperation to prevent further drop in oil prices

Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has urged OPEC members to stand united and prevent further drop in oil prices.

Iran allots $15.2b to develop joint oilfields with Iraq

Iran has allocated USD 15.2 billon for the development of joint oilfields with neighboring Iraq as part of the Islamic Republic’s plans to increase its oil output.

Iranian parliament Committee to study Iran-Pakistan gas project delay

An Iranian MP did not rule out the possibility of a contractual penalty delay on Pakistan after it failed to honor its obligations under a joint gas pipeline project with Iran.

Iran raises daily gas output by 70m cubic meters

Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said that Iran's gas output has surpassed 70 million cubic meters and is estimated to reach 100 million by year-end.

Iran sets its sights on joint oil fields

The Iranian government has devised special plans for the joint oil fields, trying to raise the country’s crude output in four years.

By 2040 countries lacking nuclear-generated electricity will fall apart

Production of nuclear energy is cheaper than wind and solar energies and is not tied to any specific climatic conditions.

Iran becomes the ninth member of an exclusive club of nations tapping geothermal energy

Almost a dozen areas across Iran are suitable for generation of geothermal energy.

Saudi comments add to market volatility

A slump in prices is temporary and it will be “difficult, if not impossible” for OPEC to curb its oil production amid a glut, said Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia’s oil minister.

Saudi Arabia serving Western States by Surplus Production

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi has said that Saudi Arabia has decreased crude prices to place pressure on regional countries which are fighting ISIL terrorists.

Iran FM blasts ME countries on falling oil prices

Iran’s foreign minister has said that Tehran is ready to promote all-out ties with Iraq, adding that Iraq’s progress and security is intertwined with that of Iran.

Zanganeh denies Iran, Russia ‘oil bartering’

Iran's oil chief Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has ruled out reports that Tehran has signed a deal with Russia to barter oil for essential goods.

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