TEHRAN Nov. 1 (Shana) – British companies are “very much interested” to start operating oil and gas projects in Iran and have called for long-term cooperation with post-sanctions Iran, a deputy petroleum minister said.
He said transfer of technologies and capital as well as formation of joint ventures with Iranian oil and gas firms were discussed during the meeting.
Zamani-nia also said that another British delegation is scheduled to visit Iran within the next two weeks to discuss partnership matters with Iranian energy firms.
During the talks, Shell representatives indicated willingness to return to Iran’s LNG projects, Zamani-nia said.
The two-day seminar kicked off on 27 October in the Netherlands with top Iranian oil decision makers and foreign firms in attendance.