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Encyclopedia > National Iranian Oil Company
National Iranian Oil Company
شركت ملى نفت ﺍﻳﺮﺍﻥ
Type State-owned
Founded 1948
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Key people Gholamhosein Nozari, Minister of Petroleum ; , Managing Director ........; Abdol-Mohammad Delparish, COO; Abbas Allahdad, CFO
Industry Petroleum industry
Products Oil, Gas, Petrochemicals
Revenue $51 bn USD (2007) [2]
Website www.nioc.com
Iran Portal
Iranian oil fields
Iranian oil fields

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, is an oil and natural gas producer and distributor headquartered in Tehran. It was established in 1948. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Public ownership (also called government ownership or state ownership) is government ownership of any asset, industry, or corporation at any level, national, regional or local (municipal). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Tehran (disambiguation). ... The oil industry is a type of industry which brings petroleum to a financial market. ... Synthetic motor oil For other uses, see Oil (disambiguation). ... Gas phase particles (atoms, molecules, or ions) move around freely Gas is one of the four major states of matter, consisting of freely moving atoms or molecules without a definite shape and without a definite volume. ... A petrochemical is any chemical derived from fossil fuel. ... For the tax agency in Ireland of the same name, see Revenue Commissioners. ... USD redirects here. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iran. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1200 × 1200 pixel, file size: 64 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of the Iranian oil fields File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 600 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1200 × 1200 pixel, file size: 64 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of the Iranian oil fields File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects... The Iranian constitution prohibits the granting of petroleum rights on a concessionary basis or direct equity stake. ... Synthetic motor oil For other uses, see Oil (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Tehran (disambiguation). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


NIOC was established with the objective of the exploration, development, production, marketing and sales of crude oil and natural gas. NIOC's oil and gas in place reserves are 137 bn barrels (10% of world's total) and 41.14 trillion cubic meters (15% of world's total), respectively which give it a unique status in the global energy supply. As of 2005 it also owns 50% of the offshore gas field of Rhum in the North Sea, which is Britain's largest untapped gas field. NIOC is considered the second largest oil firm of the world [1]. NIOC produces 50-80% of its industrial equipment domestically including oil tankers, oil rigs, offshore platforms and exploration instruments [2]. Rhum Gas Field The Rhum field is located 240 miles north-east of Aberdeen in 109 metres (350 feet) of water. ... The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located between the coasts of Norway and Denmark in the east, the coast of the British Isles in the west, and the German, Dutch, Belgian and French coasts in the south. ... Natural gas drilling rig A drilling rig or oil rig is a structure housing equipment used to drill for and extract oil or natural gas from underground reservoirs. ...


Current NIOC production capacities include over 4 million barrels of crude oil and in excess of 300 million cubic meters of natural gas per day. On the export side, the company benefits from its modern extensive facilities on the three islands of Kharg, Lavan and Siri consisting of 17 jetties capable of berthing tankers of all sizes to lift and export its crude oil. Iran's overall export crude oil price value about 52 billion dollars until the end of the year (Iranian calendar, March 21, 2007) [3] Kharg Island from space, April 1993 Kharg Island (Arabic: Jazirat Kharg, also sometimes written as Khark Island) is a continental island in the Persian Gulf belonging to Iran. ... Lavan may refer to: Lavan, an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into History of Delhi. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ), also known as Persian calendar or (mistakenly) the Jalāli Calendar is an astronomical solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan as the main official calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Largest Iranian Oil Fields (onshore)
Field's Name bbl/d (barrels per day)
AghaJari 200,000
Ahwaz-Asmari 700,000
Bangestan (should rise above 550.000) ca. 245,000
BibiHakimeh 130,000
Gachsaran 560,000
Karanj-Parsi 200,000
Marun 520,000
Pazanan 70,000
Rag-e-Safid 180,000
Largest Iranian Oil Fields (offshore)
Field's Name bbl/d (barrels per day)
Abuzar 125,000
Dorood 130,000
Salman 130,000
Sirri A&E 95,000
Soroush/Nowruz 60,000

Contents

For other uses, see Barrel (disambiguation). ... Iranian province of Khuzestan and has a warm & humid climate. ... Gachsaran is a city in the Kohkilouyeh and Boyerahmad province in southwestern Iran. ... For other uses, see Barrel (disambiguation). ... Dorood (also Dorud) is a city in the Lorestan province in western Iran. ... A god worshipped in pre-Islamic southern Arabia. ...

Organizational Structure

The company is completely owned by Iranian government. NIOC's General Assembly consisting of the President, Vice President, Director General of the Management and Planning Organization, Ministers of Oil, Energy, Industries and Mines, Labor and Social Affairs, Economy and Finance is its highest decision marking body, determining the company's general policy guide lines, and approving the annual budgets, operations and financial statements and balance sheets. The company's Board of Directors has the authority and major responsibilities to approve the operational schemes within the general framework ratified by the General Assembly, approve transactions and contracts, and prepare budgets and Board reports and annual balance sheets for presentation to the General Assembly.


The Board supervises the implementation of general policy guidelines defined by the General Assembly, and pursues executive operations via the company's Managing Director. General assembly could be: The United Nations General Assembly General Assembly (presbyterian church), a supreme governing body, such as the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland See also List of Christian denominations#Presbyterian and Reformed Churches The General Assembly of Unitarian... Managing director is the term used for the chief executive of many limited companies in the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and some other English speaking countries. ...


Subsidiary Companies

With appropriate division of tasks and delegation of responsibilities to subsidiaries- affiliates, NIOC has been able to establish acceptable degrees of coordination within its organizational set up. In fact, NIOC's Directors act primarily in policy making and supervision while subsidiaries act as their executive arm in coordinating an array of operations such as exploration, drilling, production and delivery of crude oil and natural gas, for export and domestic consumption. Explorer redirects here. ... For drilling in the earth, see Borehole. ... Childbirth in a hospital. ... Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario Petroleum (from Greek petra – rock and elaion – oil or Latin oleum – oil ) or crude oil is a thick, dark brown or greenish liquid. ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... Look up Domestic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The NIOC's subsidiaries are as follows:

This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Look up Procurement in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Procurement in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up Trade in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Trade centers on the exchange of goods and/or services. ... In finance, a swap is a financial instrument--a kind of derivative security. ... Rhum Gas Field The Rhum field is located 240 miles north-east of Aberdeen in 109 metres (350 feet) of water. ... Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company Is a first Iranian general contractor, to the oil and gas industry, specializing in offshore engineering construction, pipe coating, pipelaying, and installation of jackets, topsides, etc. ... Industrial development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) was established in 1967 to develop the industry sector and to accelerate the industrialization process of the country. ...

NIOC's Major Private Subcontractors

  • Bakhtar Petrochemical Company
  • Tehran Berkeley
  • Rehabilitation and Maintenance of Petrochemical Company (RAMPCO)
  • Petrochemical Industries Erection & Construction Company (ECC)
  • Kalayeh Naft Company
  • Shaid Shah Abadani Industries Company (SANAM)
  • Nargan Consulting Engineers
  • Afaq Ghadeer Engineering Company
  • Oil Industries Engineering & Construction (OIEC)
  • Oriental Kish
  • Radira Engineering & Construction Co.
  • Chegalesh Consulting Engineers Co.
  • Sazeh Consultants
  • Payandan
  • PetroIran
  • Qeshm Energy
  • Oil Industries Development
  • Zagros Petrochemical Company

See also

The Iranian constitution prohibits the granting of petroleum rights on a concessionary basis or direct equity stake. ... The National Iranian Petrochemical Company (NIPC), a subsidiary to the Iranian Petroleum Ministry, is owned by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. ... National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) is part of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran and its subordinate companies have been established to separate oil upstream activities from downstream activities. ... Iran is planning to open a commodity exchange, variously referred to as the Iran Petroleum Exchange, International Oil Bourse or Iranian Oil Bourse. ... Asalouyeh (Persian: عسلویه) also transcribed Assalouyeh and Assaluyeh, and sometimes prefixed by bandar, meaning port) is a town in southern Iran, in Bushehr Province. ... Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company Is a first Iranian general contractor, to the oil and gas industry, specializing in offshore engineering construction, pipe coating, pipelaying, and installation of jackets, topsides, etc. ... This list of oil fields includes major fields of the past and present. ... Yadavaran Field is an oil field located in Khuzestan, Iran. ... Rhum Gas Field The Rhum field is located 240 miles north-east of Aberdeen in 109 metres (350 feet) of water. ... Dasht-e Azadegan is a city in the Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran. ... The entrepreneur William Knox DArcy (October 11, 1849 - May 1, 1917) was one of the main founders of the oil and petrochemical industry in Persia (Iran). ... The Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) was founded in 1909, as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, following the discovery of a large oil field in Masjed Soleiman, Iran. ... Please see listing criteria on the discussion page before listing. ... Strategic petroleum reserves (SPR) refer to crude oil reserves held by the government of a particular country for the purpose of providing economic and national security during an energy crisis. ... The economy of Iran is a transition economy where a continuing strong labour force growth unmatched by commensurate real economic growth is driving up unemployment to a level considerably higher than the official estimate of 11%. According to experts, annual economic growth above five per cent would be needed to... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting prices and ceding shares to the general public and on the stock market. ...

References

  1. ^ PIW Ranks The World's Top Oil Companies
  2. ^ http://iran-daily.com/1386/2829/html/economy.htm
  3. ^ [1]

External links

  • NIOC - Official Site
  • Oil & Gas Industry in Iran - Brief Study
  • US Department of Energy - Iran
  • Australian Trade - Industry Profile for the Oil Sector in Iran

 
 

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