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The effect of E&P companies’ foundation on entrepreneurial systems of upstream industry

Ali Akbar Vahidi Alagha is one of the most technical and legal experts who is graduated of petroleum engineering from Imperial College of London and parts of his management experiences is Aghajari field management, member of the board and engineering manager of National Iranian Drilling Company, IOOC and Petroleum Engineering and Development Company, vice president of Petroleum Engineering and Development ...

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Iranian E&P Companies, the Players of New Era

One year earlier, Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh published a bylaw for qualification of Iran Exploration & Production Companies. Despite that the bylaw, is independent of so-called Iran Petroleum Contract, which has been finalized recently, can be considered as a part of Iran’s plan for development of upstream sector after sanctions through attracting foreign Investment. 11 qualified Iranian E&P companies, ...

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Winter is leaving

For Iranians at home, it has become crystal clear that developing oil industry prompts a new soul into country’s economy. Although Iran has kept its oil industry alive through dangerous eras like Iran-Iraq war in 1980s or so-called nuclear sanctions, heavy burden of economy on shoulders of oil industry has been intolerable lately and a need to structural molting shows ...

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Taking the Chance of New Contract

 -Please briefly describe the key opportunities of your attendance in drilling industry. There are numerous attractive opportunities for drilling companies post sanctions. The new model of petroleum contract, referred to as IPC, which was introduced by NIOC offers extensive opportunities for all domestic and international oil companies. We participated in the IPC conference held end of November 2015 in Iran ...

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The Situation of Iranian Rig Companies Market

The drilling industry has a strategic posi – tion in the oil industry so much so that ev – ery country with hydrocarbon resources, in upstream of oil industry, does not have enough operational abilities, after a while will lose the development targets and stra – tegic industry points. Here the importance of this industry in the growth in economy ...

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Risk Management in Drilling Operations

Risk management tools anticipate wells behavior by predetermined warnings and let drilling teams to make rightful operational decisions that benefit the work performance. Oil and gas firms pay a lot of price for drilling which not whole of it spent in a correct manner. Much of this cost is related to drilling detriments such as drilling equipment detriments, drilling fluid ...

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Crucial Factors Affecting Desired Cementing Job

Regarding cement design, what domestic companies and research centers desire is maybe a development of standards for quality control methods for drilling cement additives under applicable conditions, which in turn can satisfy country’s oil and gas field needs and have desired quality indexes. Research institute of oil industry as an independent research institute and the right arm of Iran’s oil ...

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Drilling Fluid Is Not A Cost

The fact is that in the period of tough sanctions, according to the needs, the domestic producers became very active and have had acceptable growth in the quantitative dimension. If we look at the qualitative dimension, it must be said that the services of drilling fluid companies, with a view of the mandatory conditions in those days, were good, and ...

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Veep Calls for Enhancing Oil Recovery from Joint Fields

TEHRAN, July 19 (Shana) — First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri stressed enhancing crude oil recovery from join oil fields. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of Marvdasht Martyrs Ammonia and Urea Project in the southern province of Fars on Tuesday, the official criticized the previous administration’s wrong policies which allowed neighboring states to extract more oil and gas from the country’s energy fields, ...

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Aramco outlines drilling goals for Saudi nationals

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia – The newly launched Saudi Arabian Drilling Academy (SADA) will become a training hub to serve the drilling and workover industry in the region, according to Saudi Aramco. Early last year the company’s Drilling and Workover (D&WO) Admin Area initiated the concept and commissioned a countrywide feasibility study for the drilling industry. This found that over the ...

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