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Sheikh Mohammed to visit Iran

15 April 2014, 19:58 GMT | By Colin Foreman

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed accepts invitation from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iran must invest $255bn to carry out oil and gas plans, says minister Subscription Required

15 April 2014, 11:46 GMT | By Mark Watts

Tehran seeks the rollout of new contracts to attract overseas companies to develop oil and gas sector

Iran faces challenge to export post-2015 gas surplus Subscription Required

15 April 2014, 10:29 GMT | By Mark Watts

Minister says export pipelines must be built to transport gas from expanded South Pars development

Chinese to fund completion of Iran chemicals complex Subscription Required

14 April 2014, 9:20 GMT | By Mark Watts

Lordegan fertiliser chemicals project in Iran to be completed with $591m of investment from Chinese firms, claims report

Iran gives Chinese group ultimatum on South Azedegan development Subscription Required

7 April 2014, 8:19 GMT | By Mark Watts

China National Petroleum Company International told it has three months to meet South Azedegan field deadlines

Iran plans second crude export terminal Subscription Required

31 March 2014, 11:42 GMT | By Mark Watts

Pipeline will connect oil fields with planned crude export terminal at Jask on Gulf of Oman, says government source

Middle East and Africa steel production up 3.1 per cent Subscription Required

23 March 2014, 7:54 GMT | By Mark Watts

February increase in output driven by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Iran positive about permanent nuclear agreement Subscription Required

20 March 2014, 7:01 GMT | By Andrew Roscoe

Iranian foreign minister “optimistic” about prospects of long-term deal

Iran plans new $526m fertiliser plant Subscription Required

19 March 2014, 13:13 GMT | By Adal Mirza

Ammonia and urea plant due for completion in 2018

Iraq denies reports of Iran arms deal Subscription Required

27 February 2014, 6:43 GMT | By Jeff Florian

Media report suggested Iraq had purchased weapons from Iran

Social instability main driver of regional inflation Subscription Required

25 February 2014, 11:51 GMT | By Melissa Song Loong

Iran tops the inflation league, followed by Egypt and Yemen

Iran unveils new contract model to attract foreign oil firms Subscription Required

25 February 2014, 7:27 GMT | By Mark Watts

Oil Ministry to offer 25-year deals to replace unpopular buy-back system

Analysis

Opec oil production 2012-13

Opec output shrunk in 2013 on Iran and Libya production cuts Subscription Required

29 January 2014, 8:04 GMT | By Mark Watts

Non-Opec output replaced Opec supply as exporters brace for the potential return of Iran

Balance: Iran’s return could force Saudi Arabia to drop output by as much as 1.5 million barrels a day

Iran’s return to full oil production Subscription Required

23 January 2014, 13:04 GMT | By Kevin Baxter

Opec members may cut output or risk oversupply

Hassan Rouhani Subscription Required

7 January 2014, 6:48 GMT

Hassan Rouhani is President, Iran

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President, Algeria

People to watch 2014 Subscription Required

6 January 2014, 9:58 GMT

Key figures in the Middle East economy for the coming year

Iran nuclear deal 2013- John Kerry

Nuclear deal with Iran offers hope for regional stability Subscription Required

28 November 2013, 7:35 GMT | By Dominic Dudley

The agreement struck in Geneva between Iran and the West unnerves the GCC and Israel but has been welcomed by others

US President Barak Obama

Timeline of sanctions on Iran Subscription Required

26 November 2013, 8:01 GMT | By Dominic Dudley

Iran has lived under a tough regime of US-led sanctions since 1995

Iran nuclear deal 2013-  Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and John Kerry

Iran: The Geneva deal Subscription Required

26 November 2013, 8:00 GMT | By Dominic Dudley

Details of the agreement between Iran and the west over its nuclear programme, and the sanctions that will be eased

Dialogue: Rouhani and Obama’s telephone conversation on 27 September was the first between Iranian and the US leaders for more than 30 years

A new horizon for Iran and the US Subscription Required

24 October 2013, 7:31 GMT | By Dominic Dudley

Iran’s new president has rekindled hopes for a nuclear deal, but there are still plenty of hurdles ahead

Iran to Pakistan Gas Pipeline Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 12:19 GMT | By Robert Jones

Connecting the two countries, Iran will export gas to Pakistan via the pipeline

IGAT 8 Gas Trunkline Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 12:18 GMT | By Adal Mirza

The network is made up of a number of pipelines transmitting natural gas from Iran’s southern oil and gas fields across the country, with the aim of eventually supplying Europe

Darkhovin Oil Field Development: Phase 3 Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 11:54 GMT

Iran Petroleum Engineering & Development Company is drilling wells and building associated facilities

South Azadegan Field Development Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 11:40 GMT

Iran’s Petroleum Engineering & Development Company is developing the field located in Dasht-e-Azadegan

Torbat Heydariyeh Direct Reduction Iron Plant Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 11:20 GMT

Part of Torbat Steel Complex in Iran

North Azadegan Field Development Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 11:15 GMT

An onshore field, it is the largest hydrocarbon discovery in Iran in 30 years, located in the Khuzestan area

South Pars Gas Field Development: Phases 17 & 18: Onshore Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 10:50 GMT | By Robert Jones

Phases 17 and 18 of the project will develop a gas processing plant

South Pars Gas Field Development: Phases 13 & 14: Onshore Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 10:49 GMT | By Robert Jones

Once completed, phases 13 and 14 of the project will produce 3 billion cubic feet a day of gas for Iran

South Pars Gas Field Development: Phases 13 & 14: Offshore Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 10:48 GMT

Once completed, phases 13 and 14 of the project will produce 3 billion cubic feet a day of gas for Iran

Bandar Abbas Condensate Refinery Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 10:41 GMT | By Robert Jones

Persian Gulf Star Oil Company is building a refinery to process condensates from the South Pars Gas Field Phases 6, 7 and 8

Neka to Jask Pipeline Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 9:58 GMT | By Robert Jones

National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company is laying a 1,500km-long oil pipeline to transfer crude from to the Sea of Oman

South Pars Gas Field Development: Phases 22 to 24 Subscription Required

13 October 2013, 9:54 GMT | By Robert Jones

Once completed, phases 22-24 will supply 40 million cubic metres a day of treated natural gas to Iran’s domestic gas network

Comment

Clash: Iran's return could affect Opec oil production

Tehran to shift crude balance Subscription Required

23 January 2014, 13:58 GMT | By Kevin Baxter

Iran hopes to return to full oil production as quickly as possible, but this could lead to a cut in output from Opec members, or risk a flood of crude on the global market

UAE-Iran disputed islands

UAE-Iran islands deal would affect Gulf relations Subscription Required

16 January 2014, 12:47 GMT | By Mark Watts

Reported agreement would increase Iran’s influence in Strait of Hormuz and Oman ties

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice-president and prime minister, UAE; Ruler, Dubai

Easing of Iran-UAE relations

13 January 2014, 12:19 GMT | By Mark Watts

UAE should grasp opportunity of Iran rapprochement to improve ties with long-standing trade partner

Conflict: A rise in Iran’s output could affect oil prices

Shifting Iran's oil output balance Subscription Required

31 December 2013, 10:16 GMT

The nuclear deal has raised Tehran’s hopes that it can increase its oil production, but other Opec members fear this would cause a fall in prices

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) with President Hassan Rouhani (right)

Iran nuclear deal promises much Subscription Required

27 November 2013, 8:28 GMT | By Dominic Dudley

US should not be deflected by allies’ concerns

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