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Tehran Has No Problem Talking to Saudis: Oil Minister

Iran’s oil minister says Tehran has no problem talking to Riyadh officials, and a meeting with his Saudi counterpart during an ongoing event in Moscow is not unlikely.

Minister: Iran to Outpace Qatar in South Pars Gas Extraction

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says the country is going to outstrip Qatar in terms of production of gas from the South Pars joint field.

Iran Digging for New Gas Reserves in Persian Gulf

Iran has launched a scheme to explore and use new undersea gas reserves in the Persian Gulf, considering an inevitable drop of pressure at the giant South Pars gas field, shared with Qatar.

‘Russia Still Interested in Making Energy Investment in Iran’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed expansion of business ties between the two states in a range of fields, particularly in the energy sector, despite Washington's unilateral sanctions.

Iran Contains Fire at South Pars Gas Field

Iranian firefighters have managed to contain a fire that engulfed the 9th platform of South Pars Gas Field, the world's biggest natural gas field, located in the Persian Gulf.

President Rouhani Invited to Attend GECF Gas Summit

President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo sent a message to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, inviting him to participate in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) 2019 meeting due to be held in the African country in November.

US Says Iraq Can Buy Energy from Iran

The US embassy in Baghdad says Washington has exempted Iraq from some anti-Iran sanctions and Baghdad could buy energy from the Islamic Republic.

Imran Khan Says Pakistan Keen to Complete Iran Gas Pipeline

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says his country is keen to complete the construction of a much-delayed pipeline designed for receiving Iran’s natural gas, weeks after he paid a visit to the neighboring state.

Iraq Says to Keep Importing Iran’s Gas, Power despite US Bans

Iraq is set to maintain and even increase its natural gas and electricity imports from Iran to meet the extreme summer demand, defying the US’ move to stop issuing sanctions waivers for the countries that import energy from Iran.

Iran Inaugurates Four New Phases of South Pars Gas Field

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday officially launched four new phases of South Pars, the world’s largest gas field located in the Persian Gulf in southern Iran.