Bijan Namdar Zanganeh


  • Zanganeh 2017-09-26 09:49

    Nigeria, Libya should be included in cuts pact: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said although OPEC’s compliance with the deal to reduce output has been acceptable some changes are needed if participants seek to balance the market.

  • ran Plast 2017 2017-09-25 09:49

    Iran Plast 2017 expo kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN – As one of the biggest events in Iran’s petrochemical industry, the 11th edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Plastics, Rubber, Machinery and Equipment (Iran Plast 2017) kicked off in Tehran on Saturday, Shana reported.

  • Zanganeh 2017-09-18 19:32

    Oil Ministry announces priorities

    TEHRAN – Developing joint oil and gas fields while paying especial attention to environmental protection are among the main priorities of the Iranian Oil Ministry for the next four years.

  • Iran, Venezuela 2017-09-16 09:17

    Iran, Venezuela support any measure to stabilize oil market: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Iran and Venezuela will support any necessary measure for stabilizing oil market, Shana reported.

  • Zanganeh 2017-09-05 19:56

    OPEC compliance with supply-cut deal increasing: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said that the OPEC member states’ compliance with the agreement to reduce output has improved in recent months, Shana news agency reported.

  • CTHTO Director Ali-Asghar Mounesan speaks in an undated photo. 2017-08-30 18:55

    Each tourist means 30 barrels of oil in revenues for Iran

    TEHRAN – Every single foreign tourist visiting Iran spends an average of $1,200, bringing in income as much as exporting 30 barrels of oil, the Iranian tourism chief said in a meaningful comparison as the country seeks to cut reliance on oil incomes.

  • Zanganeh 2017-08-29 20:05

    Iran produces 3.8m bpd of oil, exports 2.6m barrels: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh put the country’s oil production at 3.8 million barrels per day (bpd) of which 2.6 million barrels is exported to world markets, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Zanganeh 2017-08-28 19:11

    10 IPC deals expected to be signed by March 2018: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is expected to sign 10 deals based on Iran’s new model of oil contracts (known as IPC) by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), Shana reported on Monday quoting Iranian oil minister as saying.

  • Iran-Iraq 2017-08-24 14:05

    Iranian companies ready to join Iraq’s energy projects

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Iranian companies are ready for contribution to Iraq’s oil and gas projects, Shana reported.

  • Ministers outline top economic 2017-08-22 10:37

    Ministers outline top economic, energy policies

    TEHRAN- Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Sunday approved 16 cabinet members nominated by recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, including minister for oil Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, transport and urban development Abbas Akhoundi, and finance and economic affairs Masoud Karbasian, whose top priorities for their ministries come as follows. 

  • OPEC 2017-08-21 09:04

    OPEC sec. gen. welcomes Zanganeh’s second term in office

    TEHRAN – Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mahammad Sanusi Barkindo send a letter to Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, welcoming his second term in office in President Hassan Rouhani's cabinet.

  • Zanganeh 2017-08-19 19:39

    Zanganeh: Development of joint fields is main priority

    TEHRAN - Attraction of investment for development of the oil and gas fields that Iran shares with its neighbors will be the main priority of the Oil Ministry, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, the proposed oil minister, told the parliament on Saturday.

  • زنگنه اللعیبی 2017-07-30 19:12

    Iraq seeks enhanced energy ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – Iraq is seeking to enhance relations with Iran in oil and gas industries, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Sunday.

  • IPC-tender 2017-07-30 07:17

    IPC puts priority on 3 oilfields: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said three oilfields are top priority for tenders based on IPC (Iran’s new model of oil contract), Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Zanganeh 2017-07-22 19:37

    No banking hurdles facing Total deal: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Total and other consortium members will not be facing any banking problems in their gas deal recently signed with Iran, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh told IRNA on Saturday.

  • Iran-Total 2017-07-03 08:56

    South Pars deal with Total, CNPC to be signed today

    TEHRAN - Iran will sign a deal today with France’s Total and China’s state-owned National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for development of phase 11 of its South Pars gas field.

  • Zanganeh 2017-06-21 17:33

    U.S. oil output rise drops prices: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has blamed an increase in the U.S. oil production for the plunge in global prices of crude oil. 

  • oil 2017-06-19 17:59

    Iran's oil industry paves way for capable women

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has issued an order, paving the way for women with high capabilities to boost presence in the oil industry.

  • Zanganeh 2017-05-26 19:06

    Oil output capacity seen rising 25% in 5 years: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said he sees the country adding 25 percent to its oil production capacity in the next five years.

  • CRA pipes deal 2017-05-24 19:11

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran signs $630m deal to produce strategic oil equipment

    TEHRAN - By signing a contract worth $630 million with an Iranian-Spanish consortium on Wednesday, Iran joined the world’s manufacturers of special pipes, which are of strategic importance in the oil and gas industry.

  • Zanganeh 2017-05-23 20:06

    Iranian oil minister heading to Vienna for OPEC meeting

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh will leave Tehran for Vienna today to attend the 172st meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) which is due to be held on Thursday, Shana reported.

  • Iran-India 2017-05-17 08:34

    Tehran, New Delhi discuss co-op in oil, gas sectors

    TEHRAN – Iran and India discussed cooperation in oil and gas projects especially Iran’s Farzad B gas field which Indian ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) seeks to develop, Shana reported on Tuesday.

  • Zanganeh 2017-05-01 09:13

    Iran backs extension of OPEC, non-OPEC deal: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Saturday that Iran will back the extension of output cuts if the majority of OPEC and non-OPEC nations do so, Shana reported.

  • Persian Gulf Star Refinery 2017-04-30 19:08

    Persian Gulf Star Refinery comes online

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani officially inaugurated the first phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery in the southern province of Hormozgan on Sunday.

  • Zanganeh 2017-04-22 19:49

    Post-JCPOA petchem industry 'promising': Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- The future of Iran’s petrochemical industry is promising after the implementation of JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action which lifted sanction against Iran in January 2016), Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Saturday.

  • Zanganeh 2017-04-18 18:25

    South Pars daily output to reach 630mcm by Mar. 2018: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN- Daily production in Iran’s South Pars gas field will reach 630 million cubic meters (mcm) by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018), Shana quoted Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh as saying on Monday.

  • South Pars phases 20 and 21 2017-04-17 19:09

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    ‘Iranian companies main contractors of new South Pars projects’

    ASSALUYEH - Domestic companies were the main contractors of the five newly inaugurated phases of the South Pars gas field (both in terms of investment and technology) and foreigners just supplied some equipment, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh told the Tehran Times on Sunday.

  • Iran petchem 2017-03-26 01:01

    New complexes to add 9.5mt to Iran's petchem output: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian oil minister said on Saturday that new petrochemical complexes going online will add 9.5 million tons (mt) to the country's petrochemical output, IRNA reported.

  • Zanganeh 2017-03-15 21:52

    Azadegan oilfield’s tender to be held soon: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN - Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh announced on Tuesday that the process for holding a tender for the development of Azadegan oilfield has been started, Shana reported.

  • Azar-oilfield 2017-03-15 09:32

    Azar oilfield’s early production commenced

    TEHRAN – In a ceremony attended by Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, early production from Azar oilfield started on Tuesday with an output capacity of 15,000 barrels per day (bpd).