Iran began order taking from the foreign oil-extracting companies for participation in development of oil and gas fields. The announcement of opening of the tender is published on the website of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), ITAR-TASS reports.
There, in particular, is noted that "the interested, qualified companies in the sphere of exploration and production are invited for passing of prequalification selection". Order taking will be extended till November 19. The list of the applicants who underwent selection will be published on the website of state company on December 7.
Iran actively increases oil extraction from the moment of removal from it of the international sanctions at the beginning of this year. The purpose of Iran - is reaching pre-sanctions production level of 4-4,2 million barrels a day and recovering the share in 13% in global export.
For attraction of foreign investments in production of the authority of the country a new contract type was approved, it provides more flexible working conditions for the foreign companies.
As earlier the head of Lukoil Vagit Alekperov told, if the document would allow the oil company to have the planned profitability regulation, then Lukoil will be included into the Iranian projects with the investments which can constitute 3 billion dollars.