Iran Oil Show 2017 kicks off in Tehran

May 6, 2017

TEHRAN - The 22nd Iran International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition (Iran Oil Show 2017) kicked off at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Saturday.

A handful of high-ranking officials including Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani, some parliament members as well as foreign ambassadors attended the opening ceremony, Shana reported.

During the four-day event some 2500 domestic companies and 1500 foreign participants from 37 countries including China, Germany, South Korea, Austria, Australia, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Britain, the U.S. and Canada are showcasing their latest products and achievements in oil, gas, refining and petrochemical sectors.

In the opening ceremony, Kasra Nouri, the Oil Ministry’s public relations director, said the number of companies which applied to participate in the this year’s exhibition was four times the figure which could be accommodated. 

Iran Oil Show is among the most significant oil and gas events in the world in terms of the number of participants and its diversity. The presence of famous foreign companies as well as domestic producers and industrialists provides a good chance for mutual cooperation in view of signature of contracts.

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