Iran seeks multi-billion dollar investment
- Industry in its infancy. Nield, Richard // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/23/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 47, p57
The article discusses the move of the Libyan government to invest in its petroleum chemicals sector in 2007. The author highlights the decision by the government to sign deals with two foreign partners to upgrade its petrochemicals infrastructure. He claims that the agreements lay the...
- Investors threaten withdrawal after government tariff move. I.Y. // Chemical Week;8/9/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p18
Reports on threats by foreign investors to withdraw from major petrochemical projects in the Philippines in response to the government's decision to increase petrochemical tariffs. Eventual reduction of duties in 2004; Philippine National Oil Corp.'s request for tariff protection.
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/9/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 14, p20
Invites foreign companies to invest in petrochemical complexes in Iran. Goal of the Iranian government to gain a bigger share on the world market; Presentation of the projects by the National Petrochemical Co. at a conference.
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/1/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p18
Details the Iranian government's efforts to lure foreign investors to help build 30 petrochemical plants over the next 25 years. Value of the expansion plan; Modification of the policy on ownership in the oil, gas and petrochemicals sector.
- PDVSA Targets Chemicals and Gas. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;12/1/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 46, p41
Reports on the plans announced by Venezuelan energy officials to develop more petroleum chemical and gas projects. Reason behind the plan for the projects; Perception of risk and uncertainty for private investors; Expectation of Pequiven president Eduardo Praselj and Mobil Chemical president...
- Analysis of Major Challenges to the Implementation of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Projects in Iran. Fazlali, Maryam; Ebrahimi, Shabnam; Hosseini, Seyed Jamshid // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research;2011, Vol. 25, p15
In the last century, there have been many challenges in Iranian oil industry such as internal and external issues and their interaction with foreign companies in engineering, contracting, construction and operational aspects. Identification of these challenges, through expert viewpoints would...
- Economic City Aims To Boost Investment. // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Apr2006, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on the economic conditions in Saudi Arabia in 2006. The effort of the government to boost private investment, including foreign direct investment, will make growth more broadly based, reducing risks. Over the next 15 years, the government aims to target SAR2.34trn in private...
- Iran oil: on the up and up. Ford, Neil // Middle East;Jun2006, Issue 368, p36
The article presents information related to oil production in Iran. In December 2005, Iran's new minister of oil Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh, highlighted the government's determination to maximize oil production. The restrictions inherent in the buy-back contract system and the government's ambivalent...
- State refiner readies $4bn worth of work. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/23/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p11
This article reports on the petroleum refining contracts that will be awarded by the Iranian government by the end of May 2007. Mohammed Reza Nematzadeh, head of National Iranian Oil Refining & Distribution Co., reaffirms its plans for investment in the refining sector. The investment aims to...