The willingness was signaled at
the 4th Iran-Austria joint energy committee held in the central city
of Isfahan where the Austrian delegation voiced their country's keenness to
join university activities in oil and gas industry of Iran.
Held on Thursday, the event
was held in line with the Iran-Austria economic cooperation roadmap for a
5-year period (2016-2020).
Along with the Austrian
ambassador to Tehran, representatives from companies like BMWFW, RAG, ILF, VOWC
and OMV attended the event.
Also from Iran, such companies
as the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), the Iranian Central Oil Fields
Company, National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Fuel Conservation Optimization Company,
the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), and the Iranian Ministry of Energy
Austria has been working with Iran in such areas
as energy efficiency, renewable energies (photovoltaic), banking cooperation, and
oil and gas projects.
Moreover, a $ 1 billion
credit line has been defined, indicating a good level of bilateral economic
relations between the two countries.