The Forum for Partners in Iran's Marketplace

August 2011, No. 61

Exclusive 16th International Oil Show

Sanctions Make Iranian Oil Industry Stronger

Representative of the Swiss company, SCHEF, announced that international sanctions have made Iranian oil industry gradually stronger.

Speaking to SHANA news agency on the sidelines of the 16th International Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Exhibition, he added that Western sanctions have constantly made the Iranian oil industry more robust.

Confirming remarks made by the Iranian first vice president, Mohammad Reza Rahimi, about increased capability of the Iranian oil industry following intensification of sanctions, he stated that sanctioning Iran will help the country develop modern technologies and the Iranian oil industry will continue to progress and catch up with international oil and gas majors.

Representative of the Swiss company also confirmed the Iranian first vice president, Mohammad Reza Rahimi’s complaint about not supplying fuel to Iranian planes at the European airports and added that his company was ready to solve that problem.

“We are negotiating with Iran Air and Mahan Air companies and if they accepted our conditions, we could supply them with needed fuel in European flights,” he said.


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  August 2011
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