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.
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.
The Iranian government says it plans to double the capacity of wind and solar power generation across the country.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says collective efforts by OPEC member states can help stabilize global crude prices at a desirable level in 2015.
Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said that Iran and its fellow OPEC members are pursuing the issue of plummeting crude prices.
The Iranian oil chief has said that plummeting oil prices will not make the country change its steadfast positions and stances.
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'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].
Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has urged OPEC members to stand united and prevent further drop in oil prices.