Oil & Gas News



2003
Turkmenneft to sign contract with Iranian company to upgrade gas pipeline - Interfax (December 25, 2003)
Iran positive about activities of Russian companies in Iranian projects - Pravda (December 22, 2003)
Japan consortium says talks on Iran oilfield underway - Reuters (December 16, 2003)
Tomen to pull out of Japan-Iran oil talks - paper - Reuters (December 14, 2003)
India helping Iran with nuclear energy programme: foreign minister - AFP (December 13, 2003)
Iran facing oil shortages at petrol pumps - AFP (December 8, 2003)
Iran May Build Oil Refineries In Indonesia - Pertamina - Dow Jones (December 5, 2003)
India's ONGC to evaluate Iran's Azadegan project - Reuters (December 3, 2003)
European, Asian banks to fund $1.7bn Iran gas project - AFP (December 2, 2003)
Iran to sell fuel to Iraq despite Washingonís plan to isolate Tehran - Reuters (December 1, 2003)
Iran backs its OPEC chief candidate - The Age (November 29, 2003)
Iran surprised by Kuwaiti talk of outside presence at gas field negotiations - Mena Report (November 26, 2003)
Iran plegdes to help Iraqís oil industry - AFP (November 25, 2003)
BP rules Iranian oil out amid nuclear worries - Reuters (November 24, 2003)
Teheran offers to foot 60% cost of Indo-Iran pipeline - Indian Express (November 24, 2003)
Kuwait may take gas field dispute with Iran to international level - Asia Pulse (November 24, 2003)
US general pledges military aid for oil-rich Azerbaijan - AFP (November 21, 2003)
Iraqis in Iran for economy talks - BBC (November 17, 2003)
Iran revises recoverable oil reserves up by more than one third: MEES - AFP (November 15, 2003)
Iran, Iraq boost OPEC output in October: MEES - AFP (November 15, 2003)
Iranian foreign minister to visit Japan - AFP (November 13, 2003)
OPEC production up 230,000 bpd in October - Mena Report (November 12, 2003)
Statoil denies deal with Total over Iran oil field - AFP (November 10, 2003)
World Court scolds US over Iran - BBC (November 6, 2003)
Mideast needs $1oob to expand oil, gas capacity - Gulf News (October 31, 2003)
Japan, Iran to discuss oil field project - AFP (October 30, 2003)
Japanese, Iranian diplomats to discuss oil project in Tehran next week - AFP (October 29, 2003)
World Bank to back controversial Caspian pipeline - The Guardian (October 28, 2003)
Halliburton Wonít Back Off Doing Biz In Iran - Scoop (October 28, 2003)
Iran says ready to move fast on Iraq crude oil swap - Reuters (October 26, 2003)
Iran offers 350,000 bpd oil swap with Iraq - Reuters (October 24, 2003)
As Soviet-era strongmen fade, Caspian unrest grows - CS Monitor (October 22, 2003)
The new Great Game - The Guardian (October 20, 2003)
Shell to build $5bn plant in Qatar - The Guardian (October 20, 2003)
Jamali to discuss gas pipeline with Iran - Internews (October 18, 2003)
Oil: Thirty years of turmoil - BBC (October 17, 2003)
Oil & Gas: Statoil still welcome in Iran - Norway Post (October 15, 2003)
Trouble over the Caspian Sea - Jane's (October 10, 2003)
UK oil firm targets Afghanistan - BBC (October 10, 2003)
New Iran business scandal feared - Aftenposten (October 9, 2003)
Iranīs Zanganeh: OPEC could rotate the Secretary General post - Petroleum World (October 7, 2003)
Iran eyes Azadegan decision by summer 2004 - Reuters (October 6, 2003)
Oil price rises after Israeli raid - BBC (October 6, 2003)
Oil and gas running out much faster than expected, says study - The Independent (October 2, 2003)
Oil surges on surprise Opec cut - BBC (September 24, 2003)
Iranian Oil Co Wants To Build Refinery in Indonesia - Dow Jones (September 24, 2003)
Statoil faces uncertain future in Iran - Aftenposten (September 23, 2003)
Embattled Statoil chief steps down - BBC (September 23, 2003)
Statoil's chairman calls it quits - Aftenposten (September 22, 2003)
Shell denies planning bid for giant Iran oilfield - Reuters (September 19, 2003)
Iran seeks Azadegan bids, Japan deal at risk-paper - Reuters (September 19, 2003)
Balal Field Reaches Production Level of 40,000 b/d and is Handed Over to NIOC - Total (September 16, 2003)
Cabinet minister backs Statoil bosses - Aftenposten (September 16, 2003)
Iran moves to involve other countries in massive oil deal with Japan: MEES - AFP (September 14, 2003)
Statoil's international director resigns - Aftenposten (September 12, 2003)
Statoil falls under bribery cloud - Aftenposten (September 11, 2003)
Oil giants mend ties - BBC (September 2, 2003)
Iran capacity hike adds to Opec's worries - Gulf News (August 30, 2003)
Iran tenders South Pars 15 and 16 - Valve World (August 28, 2003)
Japan renews talks with Iran over $2 billion oil deal despite US warnings - Mena Report (August 28, 2003)
Nukes issue not to figure in talks on Iranian oil, Japanese FM says - AFP (August 27, 2003)
Japan says no conclusion yet on Iran oil field - Reuters (August 27, 2003)
Iran oil capacity at 4.2 mln bpd, will rise -IRNA - Reuters (August 26, 2003)
VW, Ericsson, Statoil Invest in Iran, Undeterred by Tensions - Bloomberg (August 22, 2003)
Japan still keen on Iran oil field deal - Reuters (August 21, 2003)
Iran Intent on Keeping Pace with Caspian Basin Energy Development - Eurasianet (August 19, 2003)
Intermech wins $34 million Iranian CNG deal - New Zealand Herald (August 19, 2003)
Iran plays swaps to stay in Caspian oil export game - Reuters (August 18, 2003)
Japan quits Iran's oil project? - Pravda (August 18, 2003)
Statoil billions in dictatorships - Aftenposten (August 18, 2003)
Total CEO Looks to Iran, Angola, Amid Iraq Delays - Bloomberg (August 5, 2003)
Iran says favours signing Azadegan deal with Japan - Reuters (August 5, 2003)
Iran Urges Other Oil Producers To Cooperate - Neftegaz.ru (August 5, 2003)
Iran orders six tankers for central Asia exports - AFP (August 4, 2003)
Ukraine may receive 10 bcm - 15 bcm of Iranian gas per annum - Interfax (July 31, 2003)
Iranian oil deal seems to have more to do with veils - Business Report (July 31, 2003)
India says no to oil pipeline via Pakistan - IANS (July 30, 2003)
Japan officials head to U.S. to discuss Iran oil - Reuters (July 29, 2003)
Iran prepares second stage of Azadegan opening - Reuters (July 28, 2003)
Iranís Gasoline Imports Hit Record - Neftegaz.ru (July 25, 2003)
Indo-Iran gas still in pipeline - Times of India (July 25, 2003)
Sasol in the cold on SA's deal with Iran - Business Report (July 23, 2003)
India-Pak peace moves boost Iran gas project - AFP (July 23, 2003)
Major petrochemical deal fuels SA-Iran trade - Independent Online (July 22, 2003)
Iran and South Africa plan joint oil projects worth $2bn - AFP (July 22, 2003)
Iran calls Gail, IOC for talks on LNG import - Indian Express (July 21, 2003)
Moscow Offers Iran Oil Investments - Neftegaz.ru (July 21, 2003)
Iran's oil bonanza and its problems - Asia Times (July 18, 2003)
PetroSA Builds On Growing Trade Links With Iran - allAfrica.com (July 16, 2003)
Iran finds giant oil field - BBC (July 14, 2003)
Iran makes giant new oil find - Business Report (July 14, 2003)
Iran, Japan defy U.S., close in on huge oil deal - Japan Times (July 14, 2003)
Iranian state-owned oil corporations to merge - Mena Report (July 14, 2003)
India Plans Iran Oil Field Talks, Joining Japan, China, Russia - Bloomberg (July 10, 2003)
Iran To Look For Other Oil Investors - Neftegaz.ru (July 9, 2003)
Americans stymie Japan-Iran oil deal - Asia Times (July 4, 2003)
China Is Interested In Iran Oil Deal - Neftegaz.ru (July 4, 2003)
Iran says Japan may lose out on oil deal - Reuters (July 3, 2003)
Lukoil To Swap Crude With Iran - Neftegaz.ru (July 3, 2003)
Japan's delay in Iran may open door for China - Bloomberg (July 2, 2003)
Japan shelves $2-billion oil deal with Iran as US pressure mounts - Mena Report (July 2, 2003)
Japan hangs fire on Iran oil deal - BBC (July 1, 2003)
U.S. lawmaker seeks tougher Iran oil sanctions - Reuters (July 1, 2003)
US opposes Japanese investment in Iran oilfield - AFP (July 1, 2003)
U.S. urges Japan to quit Iran oil deal: U.K. paper - Japan Times (June 29, 2003)
Iran, Japan Near $2.5 Billion Oil Accord, People Say - Bloomberg (June 27, 2003)
Russia and Iran To develop Coal-Mining Cooperation - Neftegaz.ru (June 27, 2003)
Iran To Start Development of Caspian Sea - Neftegaz.ru (June 26, 2003)
Iran pipline order fires Welspun Gujarat scrip - Economic Times, India (June 26, 2003)
Iran and Norway Bilateral Oil & Gas Cooperation - Neftegaz.ru (June 24, 2003)
Conoco chief discouraged by U.S-Iran standoff - Reuters (June 21, 2003)
Russia and Iran could help ease supply of LNG, official says - Reuters (June 20, 2003)
Crisis shadows Iran oil projects - This is London (June 20, 2003)
Iran willing to sign $4 billion worth oil contract - Pravda (June 19, 2003)
Zambia Clinches Oil Deal With Iran - Neftegaz.ru (June 18, 2003)
Iran offers oil to Asian union on easier terms - Business Line (June 16, 2003)
Iran reluctant to export diesel to Pakistan - Daily Times (June 16, 2003)
Iran says US oil firms real victims of sanctions - Reuters (June 12, 2003)
Iran set to sign $4 bln oilfield deals-Zanganeh - Reuters (June 11, 2003)
Opec to maintain oil production - BBC (June 9, 2003)
New Contract For Tatneft in Iran - Neftegaz.ru (June 9, 2003)
Schlumberger To Be Pressured Over Iran Involvement - Neftegaz.ru (June 5, 2003)
Iran to boost handling of Kazakh oil - AFP (June 2, 2003)
Istanbul Conference: Quiet Concern Over Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan Pipelineís Fate - EurasiaNet (June 2, 2003)
U.S-Iran tensions put oil markets on alert - Reuters (May 30, 2003)
Iran To Open A New Pipeline At The Caspian Sea - Neftegaz.ru (May 26, 2003)
BP to bring Rhum field on stream - The Scotsman (May 22, 2003)
Iranís First Invest In The North Sea - Neftegaz.ru (May 22, 2003)
Russian Oil Swap With Iran - Neftegaz.ru (May 22, 2003)
India and Iran: Renewed energy - Asia Times (May 22, 2003)
Iran Seeks New Oil And Gas Investments - Neftegaz.ru (May 20, 2003)
Accord Signed on 3 Phases of Iran South Pars Onshore Refinery - IRNA (May 19, 2003)
Japan's Toyo Engineering to Build Y150B Iran LPG Plant - Dow Jones (May 19, 2003)
S.Korea's Daelim Wins Iranian Gas Project Order - Dow Jones (May 19, 2003)
OPEC Cut in Production Would Depend on Iraq - Dow Jones (May 19, 2003)
Iran Steps Up The Gas On Oil Ties With India - Financial Express (May 16, 2003)
South Pars talks in final stages - Valve World (May 14, 2003)
Oil rises after Saudi bombing - BBC (May 14, 2003)
India to import 5MMT LNG from Iran - The Indian Experess (May 14, 2003)
BG pips rivals to risky Iranian gas deal - The Guardian (May 13, 2003)
India, Iran agree on 25-yr gas investment deal - Times of India (May 13, 2003)
India may invest in Iran's South Pars gas field - Times of India (May 13, 2003)
ENOC denies Iranian gas contract involvement - Mena Report (May 13, 2003)
Iran to announce tender winner - ValveWorld (May 12, 2003)
Iran to built world's largest gas refinery - Xinhuanet (May 12, 2003)
India Ready To Import 5 MT LNG From Iran In 2 Phases - Financial Express (May 11, 2003)
Iran may offer India equity in oil, gas fields - Daily Times (May 11, 2003)
Naik to visit Iran to boost hydrocarbons sector - The Hindu (May 10, 2003)
Metso to supply Iran - ValveWorld (May 9, 2003)
Iran may offer India equity in oil, gas fields - The Hindu (May 9, 2003)
Strong case made for Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline - Daily Times (May 8, 2003)
Sales of Iranian Oil to Italy Declines in 2002 to US$758.02 MLN - IRNA (May 8, 2003)
MEA Unrelenting On India-Iran Onland Gas Pipeline Via Pak - Financial Express (May 7, 2003)
Halliburton Plans To Enter Iran And Libya - Neftegaz.ru (May 7, 2003)
Indian Minister to Visit Iran to Seal LNG Deal - Asia Pulse (May 1, 2003)
Oil price drives BP to record profits - The Scotsman (April 30, 2003)
Ankara Cuts Russian Gas, Courts Iran - RFE (April 29, 2003)
Iran to Raise Oil Output to 5 MLN Barrels a Day in 2 Yrs - IRNA (April 28, 2003)
Petroleum: Iran's black curse - Asia Times (April 26, 2003)
Opec faces uncertain future - BBC (April 24, 2003)
Iranian Refineries To Be Upgraded - Neftegaz.ru (April 21, 2003)
Iran oil min says no talk yet of OPEC output cut - Reuters (April 19, 2003)
Iran prepared for sharp fall of oil price: minister - Xinhuanet (April 19, 2003)
Opec expected to cut oil output - The Guardian (April 18, 2003)
Oil: Prices rise as Opec hawk Iran calls for supply cut - Reuters (April 18, 2003)
Iran sends early warning to Iraq on OPEC quotas - Reuters (April 17, 2003)
Oil ticks up as Iran, Indonesia call for OPEC cut - Reuters (April 17, 2003)
Turkmenistan Rose Gas Exports To Iran - Neftegz.ru (April 17, 2003)
8th International Oil, Gas, and Petrochemicals Fair To Open In Iran - Neftegaz.RU (April 15, 2003)
Russian Petroleum Flowing To Northern Iran - Neftegaz.Ru (April 11, 2003)
Shell negotiating over Iranian gas field - ValveWorld (April 10, 2003)
Shell Keen in Development of Phases 13, 14 of South Pars - IRNA (April 10, 2003)
Iran worried about oil price slump after the war - AFP (April 9, 2003)
Russia and Iran to cooperate in fuel and energy sector - Pravda (April 9, 2003)
Zambia - Iran Oil Talks - Neftegaz.ru (April 9, 2003)
Russia to Participate in Iran's Int'l Oil Expo - Asia Pulse (April 7, 2003)
Iran Hikes Price of Petrol by a Third - People's Daily (April 5, 2003)
Iran Proposes Two Methods Of Swap Of Gas To Be Exported - Baku Today (April 4, 2003)
Oil prices hit wartime high (March 28, 2003)
Oil shortage rocks markets - BBC (March 27, 2003)
Shares plunge and oil rises - BBC (March 24, 2003)
Oil to drop to 18 dollars when war over: Iran - AFP (March 23, 2003)
Iran rejects any increase in OPEC production - AFP (March 21, 2003)
Halliburton cuts deal to review Iran operations - Reuters (March 21, 2003)
Oil prices drop - BBC (March 21, 2003)
UK team visits Iran - ValveWorld (March 20, 2003)
Russian-Iranian gas production company to be created - Pravda (March 20, 2003)
Technip wins 173 mln euro Iran petrochemical deal - Reuters (March 20, 2003)
Russia's Gazprom Mulls Gas Joint Venture With Iran - Dow Jones (March 20, 2003)
Kharg Island Oil Terminals Ops Normal - Dow Jones (March 20, 2003)
Oil price fall slows as war begins - BBC (March 20, 2003)
Shell/Iran:France's TFE Says Business As Usual In Iran - Dow Jones (March 19, 2003)
Shell halts output at 60,000 bpd Iran oilfield - Reuters (March 19, 2003)
Oil marches higher again - BBC (March 19, 2003)
Reliance to offer NTPC stake in Iran project - Business Standard (March 19, 2003)
Iran Oil Exports Fell 7.6% In 2002; Avge 2 Mln B/D - MEES - Dow Jones (March 16, 2003)
Caspian promises sea of oil - Washington Times (March 15, 2003)
Oil prices dive on 'swift' war talk - BBC (March 14, 2003)
Opec plans for war footing - BBC (March 10, 2003)
Iran to Significantly Boost Petrochemical Production by 2005 - IRNA (March 13, 2003)
Opec plans for war footing - BBC (March 10, 2003)
Supply fears push oil prices higher - The Guardian (March 10, 2003)
Azeri Gaz and Iranian National Company Gas Export Deal - Neftegaz.ru (March 7, 2003)
Iran - Norway Oil and Gas Cooperation - Neftgaz.ru (March 6, 2003)
$8bn Injection Into Iranís Gas Project - Neftgaz.ru (March 6, 2003)
India, Iran and Afghanistan Silk Route - Neftgaz.ru (March 6, 2003)
Iran Doubles Manufacturing Of Oil Equipment - Neftegaz.ru (March 4, 2003)
Oil price nears $40 a barrel - BBC (February 27, 2003)
Five foreign finalists vying for South Pars 11 - Oil and Gas International (February 27, 2003)
BP marches back into Iran - Asia Times (February 26, 2003)
Iran opposes lowering OPEC output - Oil and Gas International (February 24, 2003)
India negotiating subsea gas pipeline from Iran - Oil and Gas International 1, 2003)
Iran's new oil phases - ValveWorld (February 20, 2003)
Shell mulls investing in Iran - ValveWorld (February 19, 2003)
Start of production from Balal Field - TotalFinaElf SA (February 19, 2003)
TotalFinaElf kicks off production at Iran's Balal Field - Oil and Gas International (February 19, 2003)
Shell To Expand Influence In Iran - Neftegaz.ru (February 19, 2003)
Oil prices edge down - BBC (February 18, 2003)
Iran suing US for treaty violation & firing on oil platforms - Oil and Gas International (February 17, 2003)
Khatami inaugurates Phases 2 & 3 of South Pars - Oil and Gas International (February 16, 2003)
No Need for Extra OPEC Oil Supply - Iran's Khatami - Reuters (February 16, 2003)
Iran to Name South Pars Phase 11 Winner in March - Reuters (February 16, 2003)
Iran Oil Minister Comments on South Pars Gas Projects - Reuters (February 16, 2003)
NIOC to award Pars Phase 11 next month - Oil and Gas International (February 15, 2003)
Oil approaches Gulf War prices - BBC (February 14, 2003)
Lukoil joining Hydro in Iran's Anaran Block E&P - Oil and Gas International (February 14, 2003)
Ankara's Trouble Hits Caspian Region - RFE (February 7, 2003
Oil prices hit two-year highs - BBC (February 7, 2003
Iran's South Pars 2 & 3 on stream - Oil and Gas International (February 6, 2003)
Iran makes buy-back deals legal for oil & gas projects - Oil and Gas International (February 5, 2003)
OPEC confronted by choice of cut or keeping current output - Zanganeh - Oil and Gas International (February 4, 2003)
Opec plans oil production cuts - BBC (February 4, 2003)
Iran Increases Russian Oil Imports - Neftegaz.ru (February 3, 2003)
Iran's Foreign Minister Visits Norway, Discusses Oil, Gas - Asia Pulse (February 3, 2003)
Iran's Oil Minister Heads to Qatar for Gas Forum - Asia Pulse (February 3, 2003)
Oil corridor strengthens trade links - Washington Times (February 1, 2003)
Iran's Salman Field development to go forward - Oil and Gas International (January 31, 2003)
Iran's Natural Gas Output to Rise by 14.14M Cubic Meters a Day - Asia Pulse (January 31, 2003)
Kharrazi reaffirms Iran's rights in Caspian Sea - Oil and Gas International (January 29, 2003)
Iran plans $1.5b GTL plant - Gulf News (January 28, 2003)
Oil rises ahead of Bush address - BBC (January 28, 2003)
Iran urges India to back pipeline - BBC (January 27, 2003)
Intl Cos To Help Iran Boost Oil, Gas Recovery - Dow Jones (January 26, 2003)
Iran offers gas in ships to skirt pipeline - Times of India (January 26, 2003)
Six majors join to aid Iran increase oil & gas production - Oil and Gas International (January 27, 2003)
Opec baulks at oil price rise - BBC (January 24, 2003)
NIOC studying bids for Jofeyr Field 3D survey - Oil and Gas International (January 23, 2003)
Japan and Iran start technical collaboration on OCM - Mena Report (January 23, 2003)
Philippines PNOC, Iran Petrochemical Eye Possible JV - Dow Jones (January 21, 2003)
Japanese invest in Iran - ValveWorld
Japanese buy into Iranian oil deal - BBC (January 20, 2003)
Japanese JV farms into Shell's Iranian Soroosh/Nowrooz project - Oil and Gas International (January 20, 2003)
War jitters send oil price soaring - BBC (January 17, 2003)
Azerbaijani officials say Azerbaijan nearing agreement with Iran - Baku Today (January 17, 2003)
Japan Oil Corp. and Iran's Oil Research Institution Gas Liquefying Technology - Neftegaz.ru (January 17, 2003)
Irani-Azeri talks on Caspian Sea status fail again - Oil and Gas International (January 15, 2003)
Statoil, Santos & Naftkav in finals for South Pars oil development - Oil and Gas International (January 15, 2003)
Caspian sea vessel deal re-tendered to Iranís parastatal SADRA - Mena Report (January 13, 2003)
Headaches ahead for Opec - BBC (January 13, 2003)
Oil price unmoved by Opec increase - BBC (January 13, 2003)
Opec agrees to pump more oil - BBC (January 12, 2003)
Opec to tackle high oil price - BBC (January 10, 2003)
Balal offshore oilfield in Iran goes into operation - Mena Report (January 9, 2003)
Russia, Iran set to pursue cooperation in oil area - Pravda (January 8, 2003)
Russia, Iran agree to up oil output - Pravda (January 8, 2003)
Opec jitters send oil prices tumbling - BBC (January 8, 2003)
Iran's offshore Persian Gulf Balal Field on production - Oil and Gas International (January 8, 2003)
India to invest in Iran - ValveWorld (January 6, 2003)
Russia, Iran Seeking To Protect Caspian Energy Interests - RFE (January 6, 2003)
Oil creeps higher despite Opec - BBC (January 6, 2003)
Iranian Majlis questioning Caspian Sea policies - Oil and Gas International (January 5, 2003)
Iranian Majlis questioning Caspian Sea policies - Oil and Gas International (January 3,2003)
Iran team coming to seek guarantees: Gas pipeline project - Dawn (January 3, 2003)
Legislators Challenge Foreign Minister On Oil Policy - RFE (January 3, 2003)
India to invest in Iran - ValveWorld (January 3, 2003)
Oil price jumps after US reserves fall - BBC (January 2, 2003)
Indian Cos Get Contract To Explore Oil, Gas In Iran Field - Dow Jones (January 1, 2003)




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