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Iran awards key oil deal to Schlumberger

PayvandNews – Iran says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Schlumberger – the world’s largest oil field services company – over the development of several southern oil fields. The MOU was signed between Schlumberger and the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) – a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) – which is mostly in …

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Iranian Oil Ministry Helicopter Crash In Caspian Sea Kills 5

PayvandNews – News reports say an Iranian helicopter based at a Caspian Sea oil platform crashed late on November 26, killing all five people onboard. The helicopter belonged to the Oil Ministry and was carrying an engineer with heart trouble to the hospital when it crashed, the German news agency dpa reported, citing Iranian media. The cause was not immediately …

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Germany OKs 1.2 Billion Euro Loan For Iran Rail Plan

PayvandNews – Germany has reportedly agreed to provide Iran with a 1.2 billion Euro ($1.27 billion) credit line to help finance a key rail project in what is seen as the biggest foreign financing the country has been able to secure after the removal of sanctions. Bloomberg has quoted an unnamed official from the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) as …

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Iran Cleric Receives Jail Sentence

VOA – The son of a late Iran revolutionary was sentenced Sunday to six years in prison. Ahmad Montazeri, 60, whose father is Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, was convicted by Iran’s Special Clerical Court in the holy city of Qom after “acting against the national security [and] releasing a classified audio file,” the ISNA news agency reported. Reports say …

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Iran Considers Naval Bases in Yemen, Syria

VOA – Iran’s chief of staff of the armed forces said Saturday that Tehran may be interested in setting up naval bases in both Syria and Yemen, the semi-official Tasnim reported. The report by Tasnim, close to military, quoted Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri as saying, “Maybe, at some point we will need bases on the shores of Yemen and Syria.” …

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