July 31, 2010
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
Chinese companies have invested around $40 billion in different upstream and downstream projects in Iran’s oil and gas sector, an Iranian oil official says.
“Chinese companies have invested about $29 billion in Iran’s upstream oil and gas sector and another $10 billion in the country’s downstream energy sector, including gas, petrochemical and refinery construction projects,” Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister in International Affairs Hossein noghrehkar Shirazi said in an interview with Mehr news agency.
He added that the two countries are to start a new round of talks on developing bilateral oil trade and exchange.