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Petronas signed MoU for studying 2 Iranian oilfields

22 December 2016 , 15:00Neftegaz.RU1390

Malaysian Petronas announced that the company on December 21, 2016, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to collaborate in a field study in South Azadegan and Cheshmeh Khosh oilfields. 


The signing took place at NIOC's headquarters in Tehran.

Under the MoU, a study will be conducted for a period of 6 months, and is expected to be concluded in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Signing on behalf of Petronas was Anuar Taib, executive vice president and CEO of upstream of Petronas, while from NIOC, Gholamreza Manouchehri, deputy managing director in engineering and development, signed the deal.


«We would like to thank NIOC for the opportunity as the MoU is an important milestone for both Petronas and NIOC. Iran has provided an opportunity for growth in the Middle East beyond you current footprint in Iraq,» said Anuar during the ceremony.

«We will bring our capabilities and expertise in oil and gas to Iran and look forward to a successful partnership with NIOC,» he added.

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