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Former minister summoned over “unhealthy gasoline”

Former oil minister Massoud MirKazemi has been summoned to court after a suit was filed against him for ordering the production of “unhealthy gasoline.” » read more

Minister blasts former government for missing billions

Iran’s Minister of Oil has accused the former administration of abuse of power and the promotion of corruption. He added that under the former administration’s watch, Babak Zanjani, the Iranian tycoon now in custody on embezzlement charges, managed to receive 2.7 billion dollars thought a “fake bank” with the collaboration of a number of ministers and the head of the Central Bank, and that the money is now untraceable and gone. » read more

Iran moves to stop use of dirty, substandard gasoline

Iran’s Oil Minister announced on Tuesday February 25 that the gasoline produced in petrochemical facilities is not up to standard and carries contaminants and will no longer be distributed in Tehran. » read more

Iran moves to stop use of dirty, substandard gasoline

Iran’s Oil Minister announced on Tuesday February 25 that the gasoline produced in petrochemical facilities is not up to standard and carries contaminants and will no longer be distributed in Tehran. » read more

Tycoon’s huge debt to oil ministry causes worry

Iran’s oil minister has reiterated concerns that Babak Zanjani, the Iranian tycoon who is currently under arrest on suspicion of financial fraud, owes a debt of over two billion euros to the oil ministry. » read more

Oil Ministry to Rescue Persepolis

At a time when Iran’s cultural heritage is under dire stress, the Ministry of Oil has rushed to the rescue of Persepolis and the Bistun inscription. » read more

New Iranian oil minister calls gas project a priority

Iran’s new oil minister says he’s optimistic about the Southern Pars Oil and Gas Field development after a visit to the sites. » read more

Rohani appoints oil minister, pending approval

Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has been chosen as oil minister in the Rohani cabinet that will take over the administration this month. » read more

Flight disruptions temporarily remedied

 Iran’s Oil Ministry has announced that it will resume supplying fuel to the country’s airliners so long as the Aviation Organization begins payment on its seven-trillion-rial debt to the ministry within one week. » read more

Iranian oil industry hit by cyber virus

Iran’s oil industry was hit by the cyber virus “Viper”, which has led to the establishment of a crisis centre at the Ministry of Oil to prepare for similar attacks. » read more