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Hamid Soorghali: New Contracts Offer Synergies Between Players in Iran's Power Industry
Desperate to attract technology and investment back to its stalled oil and gas sector, Iranian officials are pushing the limits with the terms they will offer IOCs in any post-sanctions opening. They face not only skepticism from the firms themselves but also a backlash from conservative factions in Tehran.
Iran’s nuclear deal will allow IOCs to return, but while vast reserves and low global energy prices make the country attractive, it is yet to finalise its contractual framework for upstream developments.
Lifting sanctions should open the way for major oil groups to return to the country, but negotiations will be tough.
The European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) cordially invites you to the fourth in a series of five roundtable discussions on “The Changing Political and Economic Dynamics of Global Energy Flows” co-hosted by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in London.
Executives from Royal Dutch Shell and Eni have met Iranian officials in Tehran to discuss investing in the country’s energy industry, the first time international oil groups have publicly confirmed such talks ahead of a possible nuclear deal with the west.
News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Big business lines up to get into Iran after sanctions go away. President Barack Obama likes to say that sanctions on Iran can be "snapped back" into place should Tehran violate any nuclear deal it might sign.
El gobierno de Irán acelera su plan para convertirse en imprescindible exportador de gas en la región e impulsar así su maltrecha economía, una vez las potencias occidentales levanten las sanciones que pesan sobre el país.