Iran: China’s state-owned energy CNPC takes over French Total

13 Августа, 2018, 08:25 | Author: Arnold Perez
  • Iran: China’s state-owned energy CNPC takes over French Total

State-owned CNPC, which had joined an original consortium involving Total and Iran's Petropars Ltd.in 2016 to develop Phase 11 of the South Pars Gas field in the Persian Gulf, would increase its stake in the project from the current 30 percent.

The Saturday report quotes Mohammad Mostafavi, an official in Iran's state oil company, as saying CNPC now owns 80 percent of the shares in the $5 billion project, having bought shares from Total. Terms of the contract haven't yet officially changed, according to Shana, the Oil Ministry's news service. The second wave that would hit in November would ban investments in Iran's oil and gas projects. Calls to CNPC went unanswered on Sunday.

Total, which finalized its agreement with Iran in July 2017, had already spent some €40-million ($45.7-million) on the project when Trump announced in May that the US would exit the 2015 global nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose sanctions on Tehran. Total declined to comment.

The renewed USA sanctions were among those lifted under a 2015 deal between world powers and Tehran on curbing Iran's nuclear programme.

The renewal of USA sanctions took effect on Tuesday.

Scores of European companies, including Total, have withdrawn from the oil-rich Persian Gulf country since the USA reversal.

Читайте также: Detienen a mujer eslovaca por escuchar a Plácido Domingo

Total and CNPC are part of an worldwide consortium that signed a deal with Iran's state oil firm National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) in 2017 to develop Phase II of the South Pars field, which has the world's biggest natural gas reserves ever found in one place.

Total, had previously withdrawn from South Pars in 2009 because of sanctions.

Total made an initial investment of $1 billion (€875 million) for its 50.1 percent stake.

"Impossible" Operations Last month, Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne raised the prospect of Chinese groups joining Western companies in avoiding Iran due to sanctions.

CNPC has been active in Iran since 2004, operating in oil, gas and oil-field services, according to the company's website.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2018 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

Recomendado:



Popular

Tiger wakes up the echoes with best major final round
I think I'm much more disciplined now so I should be able to play every major, making sure my body's healthy. Koepka joked about working out in a public gym this week with Dustin Johnson and not being recognized.

Para científico, es tiempo de tomar decisiones respecto al sargazo
Participan cinco institutos, tres facultades y un centro de ciencias para aportar conocimiento y soluciones de ciencia aplicada .

Fútbol: Real Madrid fue campeón en casa
El partido, que sirvió de preparación para ambos antes del inicio de la temporada, lo ganó Real Madrid por 3-1. El Atlético , campeón de la Europa League , desafía al Real Madrid , vigente triple campeón de la Champions .

Dwyane Wade hilariously reminds Kendrick Perkins how he once owned him
And as the Miami Herald's Manny Navarro writes , Wade can answer the "where", but not the "if". "Heat only", Wade said , closing the door on China.

Se declara culpable Esteban Loaiza por tráfico de cocaína
Enfrentará un mínimo de 10 años en prisión y un máximo de cadena perpetua cuando sea sentenciado el próximo 2 de noviembre . Al revisar el vehículo, se encontró un compartimento que habitualmente es utilizado para ocultar droga.

Turkey to launch action plan to avert financial collapse
Erdogan appealed to a crowd in the city of Bayburt to exchange dollars and gold for Turkish lira to prop up the plunging currency. Turkey has already retaliated by making its commitment to its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership ambiguous.

The Perseid Meteor Shower Puts on a Show This Weekend
The Perseids start to appear at night from around mid-July when Earth approaches the orbital path of Comet Swift-Tuttle. The Perseid shower will peak between the night of Saturday, August 11 and the morning of Monday, August 13.

15 muertos tras caer bus a un abismo en Perú
Aproximadamente a las 12:30 p.m., en el cruce de las localidades de Santa Clara y Quiches, cayó a un abismo de 300 metros. Entre los fallecidos se encuentran tres niños de 6, 8 y 10 años, de acuerdo con la información.

Barty glides into Canadian Open semi-final
Her week included a three hour seven minute win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova that was played over two days. Stephens added three more breaks to take the second set, but lost her serve to open the third.

Dos muertos por disparos israelíes durante las protestas en Gaza
Sin embargo, durante la protesta, carros de combate israelíes abrieron fuego en respuesta a las protestas violentas. Desde el principio de estas marchas han caído más de 150 mártires y más de 17 500 personas han resultado heridas.

Tendencias