Visiting Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Pocivalsek conferred on Sunday with Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian on ways to carry out joint venture projects in the energy sector.
Deputy Energy Minister for Electricity and Energy Affairs Hoshang Falahatian said on Tuesday that exporting electricity to Sultanate of Oman is planned by the Ministry and it will be transmitted via undersea cable.
Describing details of four new plans to increase oil production capacity, NISOC managing director said oil processing capacity has risen by 150 thousand bpd after the operation of three desalination plants.
Iran has been recognized as the sixteenth largest electricity producer in the world, however, this country generated over 66 percent of its electricity by natural gas in the past year and the share of renewable energies in Iran’s electricity production was less than one percent.
Deputy Foreign Minister in Arab and African Affairs, by referring to Nour Ahmad Nikbakht, Iranian dilomat who has been kidnapped in Yemen, called Yemeni government to use all its capacities to release him.