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Iran discovers new natural gas reserves

January 18, 2013


Iran has discovered new reserves of natural gas, Iranian Central Oilfields Company Managing Director Mehdi Fakour said, Mehr reported. Without revealing any details, Fakour noted, that the reserves were discovered in North-East of Iran. He added that until September 2013, Iran will continue the exploration study of the newly discovered resources. According to BP’s annual […]

Six reasons why Iran should use compressed natural gas for vehicles

January 17, 2013


The use of natural gas in vehicles in the world has been increasing, and one country that could benefit big from natural gas-run vehicles is Iran. According to the Natural Gas Vehicle Organization, the number of NGVs (natural gas-fueled cars) in use worldwide by the end of 2011 had grown to 15.2 million. Some forecasts […]

Iran’s true intentions behind proprietorship of four Persian Gulf islands

January 12, 2013


It’s no secret that Iran sometimes makes certain moves to show the neighboring countries that it’s presence in the region is growing. Yesterday, Iran’s Oil Ministry issued a request to the government, asking for the proprietorship of several islands, located in the Persian Gulf, aiming to launch gas hubs in the region. These islands are […]

Prisoners’ rights report says UK aid money funds executions in Iran

January 3, 2013


UK aid money sent to Iran to fight drug smuggling is being used to pay for the executions of criminals, according to human rights campaigners, Huffington post reported. Iran has historically been the leading recipient of UK anti-drugs assistance, receiving 3.6 million pounds over four years through joint programmes with other countries. But a report […]