• ۹ recovery enhancement and preservation deals, worth $۱bn, signed with ۷ Iranian firms. Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: Agreements are aimed at empowering Iranian contractors؛ ۳۳ projects worth $۶bn envisioned.

  • Iran comes third in #mercaptan production, behind Russia and France, no longer depending on French imports.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: oil exports and revenue projections in Iran budget bill realistic despite US sanctions

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh congratulates world Christians, particularly those involved in petroleum industry, on New Year.

  • Iran manufactures drilling fluid weighing ۱۷۴ pcf to prevent oil well blowout. It is meant for well pressure above ۲,۴۰۰ psi

  • Iranian Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zanganeh launched his official Twitter account

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook's trio to Vienna to demand OPEC membership is unprofessional, native and meddlesome. OPEC is an independent organization, not a division of US Department of Energy to receive orders from Washington.

  • Banking channel operating between Iran and Europe. Several Iranian banks are to be set up to handle medication imports. The network will expand in ۲۰۱۹ to let us purchase sanctioned items

  • ۷۰۰,۰۰۰ bbl crude oil traded on Iran Energy Exchange at $۶۴.۹۷ a barrel. Iran has switched to selling oil on IRENEX.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: US sanctions waivers do not match demand for Iran’s oil؛ oil consumers poised to see painful months. Despite ranting by Mr #Trump and regional allies, US government acknowledged impossibility of eliminating Iran from undersupplied Iran’s oil market.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh underlined oil market’s concerns about the inability of Saudi Arabia and Russia to offset shortages caused by eliminating Iran from the market in the wake of US sanctions on Tehran on November ۴, saying, Rising oil prices heavily impact the global economy.

  • #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.

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: Oil discovered for the first time in Abadan؛ exploration well reaches light and sweet oil with API gravity ۴۰ at ۳,۷۷۰ meters deep

  • Iran oilmin #Zangeneh: ۹۸٪ of urban and ۸۰٪ of rural population have access to natural gas

  • Iran’s #POGC to develop #Kish_gas_field to produce ۸۵ mcm/d. Kish holds ۵۵ tcf of gas in place.

  • Iran has capacity to produce ۸۰۰ mcm/d of sweet #gas or ۵ mb/d of oil equivalent.

  • Happy ۲۰۱۹. May this New Year will be full of happiness and prosperity

  • Iranian Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zanganeh launched his official Twitter account @BijanZanganeh

  • Iran Says Does not Endorse OPEC Production Cut Plan Informed sources in OPEC say Iran has declined to join the group's production cut plan either symbolically or literally. The sources also said no agreement had so far been struck between OPEC members.

  • OPEC Members with Increased Output Should Cut Production. If the Cooperation Agreement is set to change or be renewed, the figure of production has to change in light of prevailing decision for members to cut output, #Kazempouir said.

  • Iran deputy oilmin #Zamaninia: Iran policy and petroleum ministry strategy imposed sanctions waivers on US.

  • US grants sanctions waivers to some buyers Iran’s oil due to lack of supply-demand balance. In the run-up to midterm elections, Trump artificially cuts oil and gasoline provinces, but they will naturally keep rising in coming months.

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  • 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.