According to the Iranian Parliament's website, Kardor said one of the two
companies will form a consortium with a domestic companies to sign the deal
He also said that the contract for developing Changouleh Oilfield will
most probably be ready for signature by the end of the current Iranian calendar
year to March 20.
"Three companies have indicated readiness to develop the field
and the contract for developing Band Karkheh Oilfield will be probably ready by
the [calendar] yearend," the NIOC CEO said.