• #Zanganeh in reaction to attempts for replacing Iran's oil: «Such brags would only satisfy Mr. Trump but the market would never buy such a claim.» He said, «In reality, neither Saudis nor any other countries could replace Iran’s exports.»

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: Trump has to stop meddling in Mideast and let Iran export oil for market stability. OPEC members are producing at full capacity. Anything contrary by any state just bluff.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh : Impossible to eliminate Iran's oil in midterm. However Americans intend to cut Iran's oil exports to zero for one month symbolically, buy their wild dream will never come true.

  • Anyone who says they will compensate for the shortfall in the market, is speaking against Iran. And it’s a political statement.

  • My analysis now is that OPEC is the victim of a creeping situation that’s a result of both cooperating with the U.S. and fear of the U.S. NOPEC bill.

  • Iran's government endorses Petroleum Ministry plan to diversify oil supply and selling methods. Iran's oil exports to continue despite US pressure.

  • President Rouhani, addressing petchem projects inauguration: Some projects which came online now had began when Iran was under sanctions. More projects to follow suit.

  • Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates three petchem projects in Assaluyeh. Phase III of Pardis Petchem Plant with annual output capacity at ۱.۷۵ million tonnes of urea and ammoniac Marjan Petchem Plant with annual capacity ۱.۶۵ million tonnes of methanol

  • #NIOC awards Paranj and Parsi oil fields development to Iranian #MAPNA NIOC has already $۳.۵bn deal with MAPNA.

  • Iran becomes self-sufficient in gasoline production. Iran gasoline output hits ۹۳ ml/d, up ۵۰٪ year-on-year. Iran gasoline output will soon reach ۱۰۷ml/d in six months.

  • Iran, Austria discuss alternative energies, higher energy efficiency, oil and gas trading

  • Iran deputy oilmin Zamani-Nia says Iran, Austria sign agreement on oil cooperation and investment in alternative energy sources.

  • Iran self-reliant in supplying gasoline needs.

  • Phase II of gas condensate refinery comes online with capacity to supply ۱۲ ml/d of Euro-۵ gasoline. Iran gasoline output capacity now at ۹۰ ml/d.

  • Would Iran's interests be fully considered in a potential agreement after OPEC meeting, asked a reported from Iran's Petroleum Minister. «We would certainly not comply with anything that endangers our interests,» said Mr. Zangeneh ahead of the ۱۷۴th OPEC meeting in Vienna.

  • My objection to high oil prices stems from a deeply held belief that high oil prices benefits neither the producers, nor the consumers in the medium and long term.

  • Zangeneh, addressing ۷th OPEC International Seminar: Iran commits itself to securing the interests of both consuming and producing nations, as well as promoting oil market stability.

  • OPEC not taking agenda from US. US president imposes sanctions on some OPEC founders to disturb market. Oil not a political weapon against other nations؛ oil market must be based on supply and demand.

  • We believe that Mr Trump favors high oil prices to justify US shale oil production, but to escape American public pressure due to high prices, he attacks OPEC mainly after JCPOA pullout.

  • Iran and Iraq start swapping ۳۰,۰۰۰ to ۶۰,۰۰۰ b/d of crude oil produced in Kirkuk for Iranian oil to be delivered to southern Iraq.

  • NIGC boss Araqi: Iran gas export agreements in effect, gas exports set to grow

  • EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete says EU will try to keep Iran's oil and gas trade level unchanged despite US JCPOA withdrawal. Cañete says EU's «Blocking Status» will spare European firms doing business Iran harm from US sanctions.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: No reason for neighbors to bask in joy. The present conditions pass by and we'll emerge winner. Iran couldn't be eliminated of energy market. We honor our contracts. We are bent on sustaining oil production and exports.

  • Oil price at ۶۰ to ۶۵ USD a barrel to benefit OPEC in long term. Most OPEC members agree, but some producers are playing into US hands.

  • Iran's oilmin #zangeneh : President Trump playing double game in oil market؛ Some OPEC members playing into US hands؛ US seeking to boost shale oil production.

  • What the Saudis had been supplying the market with, were not from Riyadh’s spare capacity but from tapping oil stocks.

  • Iran is expecting addition of ۳ billion cubic feet of natural gas added to its daily production capacity by launching new South Pars phases by early ۲۰۱۹

  • In Algeria, nobody responded positively to Mr Trump's demand. Mr Trump gained nothing due to unanimity between OPEC & Non-OPEC on no need for output hike.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: In my view, President Trump's statement is the biggest insult to the governments and nations of the United States' allies in the region. I hope that such threats would not frighten some of my colleagues to follow President Trump's instructions.

  • They are sacrificing OPEC, they are destroying OPEC and slowly, slowly, without directly saying so, they want to gather some names together to create a forum to replace OPEC.

  • Zangeneh in interview with Platts & Bloomberg: The JMMC doesn’t have the authority nor is it legally qualified to reach decisions, not on any issue.

  • NISOC signs $۱.۲bn flare gas gathering deals with domestic companies to prevent flaring of ۷۶۰mcf of gas in East #Karoun.

  • Phase I of Damavand Petchem Plant power station with capacity of ۱,۹۰۰MW electricity generation Pardis Petchem Plant, capacity at ۵.۲۶۵ million tonnes a year, is largest Middle East urea and ammoniac producer.

  • NIOC Official: «Members of the consortium in charge of developing Phase ۱۱ of South Pars will accomplish their roles as set forth in the provisions of the agreement and no modifications have hitherto been made to the provisions of the contract.»

  • Iran’s refining industry to end its imports of catalyst as Iran is set to produce RCD and PRCC catalysts soon.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh : Trump ordering an independent nation to raise oil output in return for security is insulting and will destabilize oil market.

  • Austria prefers gas exports from Caspian Sea to Europe via Iran؛ Talks are expected to be held.

  • Iran's OPEC governor in reaction to Trump's tweet: There is no such spare capacity in Saudi Arabia. Such request means order to leave OPEC.

  • Iran to raise gasoline output capacity to ۱۰۰ ml/d this year.

  • ۱۰۰٪ instead of ۱۵۰٪ Compliance with OPEC Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the body’s ۱۷۴th ordinary meeting in Vienna endorsed Iran’s proposed model for boosting the group’s crude oil output.

  • We do believe that all oil market players need to admit that market fundamentals should dominate the market and play a determining role in it.

  • It is important that I draw attention to the critical role of the constructive cooperation among OPEC and non-OPEC producers.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh : Some OPEC states have cut output beyond quota. In lieu of calling for OPEC Output hike, they had better respect quota cuts.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh in Vienna: We expect OPEC to condemn politically motivated gestures disturbing oil market. Iran has no specific proposal for OPEC ۱۷۴th meeting, but will have clear position. Decision to end OPEC production cut deal requires consensus.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh ahead of Vienna meeting: Oil market is currently faced mainly with political tensions created by the US president on the international scene, having nothing to do with supply-demand balance.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: Total has ۶۰ days to negotiate with US for staying in SP۱۱. If Total quits CNPC will take over.

  • Iran Deputy Oilmin #Zamaninia: All ۲۸ EU member states seek to block US extraterritorial sanctions over Iran business.

  • Iran's Oilmin #Zangeneh meets with EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete in Tehran. «We believe that Iran's oil export level will not change if EU keeps its promise,» said Zangeneh. Zangeneh says Cañete carried EU message of trying to salvage JCPOA.

  • NISOC, Pergas consortium sign HOA to develop Karanj oil field.

  • OPEC should decide independently cuz US seeks higher prices which won't benefit OPEC in long term as supply will override demand.