Ira­nian en­ergy com­pa­nies lay out in­vest­ment op­tions in Am­s­ter­dam

Over 100 for­eign firms to take part in Iran wa­ter expo

Iran Daily - - Domestic Economy -

Ira­nian oil and nat­u­ral gas com­pa­nies said Wednesday they were among the hun­dreds on hand in the Nether­lands to in­tro­duce in­vest­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties to the world.

Ira­nian en­ergy com­pa­nies were among the hun­dreds at­tend­ing an an­nual off­shore en­ergy con­fer­ence in Am­s­ter­dam, which wrapped up Wednesday, UPI re­ported.

The Pars Oil and Gas Co., which helps drive op­er­a­tions at Iran’s off­shore South Pars nat­u­ral gas ¿eld, said in a state­ment it was one of a hand­ful of Ira­nian com­pa­nies with a pavil­ion at the ex­hi­bi­tion.

“Pars Oil and Gas Com­pany, Ira­nian Off­shore Oil Com­pany, Ira­nian oil Ter­mi­nals Com­pany, and Pe­tro­leum En­gi­neer­ing and De­vel­op­ment Com­pany are among ac­tive com­pa­nies in the off­shore in­dus­try of Iran that have at­tended this ex­hi­bi­tion to in­tro­duce the op­por­tu­ni­ties The 13th Iran In­ter­na­tional Wa­ter and Waste­water Ex­hi­bi­tion will be held in Tehran from October 16 to 19 with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of 105 for­eign com­pa­nies and 258 Ira­nian ¿rms.

Sec­re­tary of the ex­hi­bi­tion, Kioumars Jalil­ian said this year’s event will be or­ga­nized in nine halls cov­er­ing an area of over 30,000 square me­ters at Tehran In­ter­na­tional Fair­ground, IRNA re­ported.

He added the for­eign par­tic­i­pants are from 20 coun­tries in­clud­ing Italy, Turkey, Ger­many, Azer­bai­jan, Hun­gary, China, France, Spain, Den­mark, South Korea, In­dia, Switzerland, Aus­tria, the UK, Swe­den, Ja­pan, Canada, Bel­gium, Ice­land and the Czech Repub­lic.

The cri­te­rion for invit­ing the for­eign guests was the size of their mar­kets as ex­port des­ti­na­tions. “They are mostly from Iraq, Syria, Ta­jik­istan, Uzbek­istan, Ar­me­nia and Azer­bai­jan. These guests will, in ad­di­tion to vis­it­ing the expo and be­ing briefed on the lat­est achieve­ments and ca­pa­bil­i­ties in wa­ter and waste­water treat­ment in­dus­try, take part in meet­ings with do­mes­tic ¿rms.”

He listed the items to be put on dis­play at the ex­hi­bi­tion as pipes, metal and poly­meric ¿ttings, wa­ter puri¿ca­tion, ¿ltra­tion and de­sali­na­tion sys­tems, faucets, in­stru­men­ta­tion and mea­sure­ment sys­tems, lab­o­ra­tory equip­ment and the lat­est prod­ucts and tech­nolo­gies in the in­dus­try. for in­ter­na­tional in­vestors to par­tic­i­pate in Ira­nian off­shore in­dus­tries,” the com­pany stated.

In its ¿rst con­tract in the post-sanc­tions era, a con­sor­tium of French en­ergy com­pany To­tal, China Na­tional Pe­tro­leum Corp. and Petropars Ltd., a sub­sidiary of the state-run Na­tional Ira­nian Oil Co., signed a 20-year con­tract in early July to de­velop parts of the gi­ant South Pars nat­u­ral gas ¿eld in the Per­sian Gulf which is among the largest in the world.

With Ira­nian Pres­i­dent Has­san Rouhani, who helped steer the post-sanc­tion econ­omy, go­ing into a sec­ond term in of¿ce ear­lier this year, the To­tal-led deal cleared a path for fu­ture in­vest­ments from for­eign en­ergy com­pa­nies. Rouhani’s ad­min­is­tra­tion set a goal of sign­ing 10 new de­vel­op­ment deals by the end of the Ira­nian cal­en­dar year, March 20.

REUTERS

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