South Pars
The South Pars / North Dome field is a natural gas condensate field located in the Persian Gulf. It is the world's largest gas field, shared between Iran and Qatar. According to the International Ener...
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Assaluyeh
Asaluyeh (Persian: عسلويه‎, also Romanized as ‘Asalūyeh; also known as Asalu, and sometimes prefixed by bandar, meaning port) is a city in and the capital of Asaluyeh County, in Bushehr Province...
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Foreign Direct Investment in Iran
Foreign direct investment in Iran (FDI) has been hindered by unfavorable or complex operating requirements and by international sanctions, although in the early 2000s the Iranian government liberalize...
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Banking and Insurance in Iran
Since 2001 the Iranian Government has moved toward liberalising the banking sector, although progress has been slow. In 1994 Bank Markazi (the central bank) authorised the creation of private credit i...
National Iranian Oil Company
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) (Persian: شرکت ملّی نفت ایران‎ Sherkat-e Melli-ye Naft-e Īrān), a government-owned corporation under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, i...
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Oryx GTL
ORYX GTL is a synthetic fuel plant based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, that is owned by Qatar Petroleum (51%) and Sasol (49%). It uses gas to liquids (GTL) technology for converting natural ga...
Iranian rial
The Iranian rial (in Persian: ریال ایران ; ISO 4217 code IRR) is the currency of Iran and, as of 2014, remains the world's least valued currency unit.Although the "toman" is no longer an official...
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William Knox D'Arcy
William Knox D'Arcy (11 October 1849 – 1 May 1917) was one of the principal founders of the oil and petrochemical industry in Persia (Iran).
He was born in Newton Abbot, England, the son of a soli...
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Takaful
Takaful (Arabic: التكافل) is a co-operative system of reimbursement or repayment in case of loss, paid to people and companies concerned about hazards, compensated out of a fund to which they agree t...
Islamic Development Bank
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (Arabic: البنك الإسلامي للتنمية ) is a multilateral development financing institution located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1973 by the Finance Minister...
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Environmental issues in Iran
Environmental issues in Iran include, especially in urban areas, vehicle emissions, refinery operations, and industrial effluents which contribute to poor air quality. Most cars use leaded gas and lac...
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Water supply and sanitation in Iran
This article reflects the situation as of November 2008, with some updates after that date.Water supply and sanitation in Iran has witnessed some important improvements, especially in terms of increas...
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Petroleum industry in Iran
Iran is an energy superpower and the Petroleum industry in Iran plays an important part in it. In 2004 Iran produced 5.1 percent of the world’s total crude oil (3.9 million barrels (620,000 m) pe...
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List of power stations in Iran
This is a list of power stations in Iran. By 2012, Iran had 400 power plant units. Iran had a total installed electricity generation capacity of 70,000 MW by the end of 2013 (increasing from 90 MW in ...
List of power stations in Iran - Wikipedia
National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company
National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) is part of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran. NIORDC was established on 8 March 1991 and undertook to perform all operations relating to...
National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company - Wikipedia
Transport in Iran
Transport in Iran is inexpensive because of the government's subsidization of the price of gasoline. The downside is a huge draw on government coffers, economic inefficiency because of highly wasteful...
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Construction in Iran
The construction industry of Iran is divided into two main sections. The first is government infrastructure projects, which are central for the cement industry. The second is the housing industry. In ...
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Sanctions against Iran
Numerous governments and multinational entities impose sanctions against Iran. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to i...
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Fractional reserve system
Fractional-reserve banking is the practice whereby a bank takes in deposits, creates credit or makes loans, and holds reserves (to satisfy demands for withdrawals) that are less than the amount of its...
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Iran Mercantile Exchange
Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) is a commodities exchange located in Tehran, Iran. It was founded in 2006. IME trades in agricultural, industrial and petrochemical products in the spot and futures mark...
Tehran Stock Exchange
The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) (Persian: بورس اوراق بهادار تهران‎) is Iran's largest stock exchange, which first opened in 1967. The TSE is based in Tehran. As of May 2012, 339 companies with a...
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Industry of Iran
According to a report by the Economist, Iran has been ranked 39th for producing $23 billion of industrial products in 2008. From 2008 to 2009 Iran has leaped to 28th place from 69th place in annual in...
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Agriculture in Iran
Roughly one-third of Iran's total surface area is suited for farmland, but because of poor soil and lack of adequate water distribution in many areas, most of it is not under cultivation.Only 12% of t...
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List of Iranian companies
This is a list of prominent companies based in Iran.
* Holding Company
Privatization in Iran
According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting price...
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Communications in Iran
Iran’s telecommunications industry is almost entirely state-owned, dominated by the Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI). Fixed-line penetration in 2004 was relatively well-developed by regional st...
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NIOC Recent Discoveries
Proved oil reserves in Iran, according to its government, rank third largest in the world at approximately 150 billion barrels (24×10^ m) as of 2007, although it ranks second if Canadian reserves...
NIOC Recent Discoveries - Wikipedia
Gas Exporting Countries Forum
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is an intergovernmental organization of 11 of the world's leading natural gas producers made up of Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guin...
Gas Exporting Countries Forum - Wikipedia
Iran Natural Gas Reserves
According to the Iran Petroleum Ministry, the proved natural gas reserves of Iran are about 1,046 trillion cubic feet (29.6 trillion cubic metres) or about 15.8% of world's total reserves, o...
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Geography of Iran
Geographically, Iran is located in West Asia and borders the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Oman.Its mountains have helped to shape both the political and the economic history of the country ...
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