Speaking to Shana, the spokesman of the
Parliament's energy committee, Asadollah Ghareh Khani said investment in petroleum
projects is a priority for the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum in the new calendar
year which began on March 21.
He also called on the ministry to prioritize
attraction of foreign finances for funding petrochemical projects during the
"Luring foreign investors into petroleum projects especially those concerning development of joint oil and gas
fields must be among the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum's priorities in the new
calendar year," the MP said.
Moreover, he stressed, inviting oil and petrochemical
majors into projects in the industry must also be further pursued in the
"Iran's gas production is currently at its best,
so we should use this capacity to export the item while helping to increase the
export of petrochemical products," Ghareh Khani said.