Rowley pointed to finalization of the master plan for development of Karanj (Asmari, Pabdeh, and Khami oil deposits) and Shadegan (Asmari and Bangestan reserves) oilfields and reported on negotiations between his consortium and some Iranian exploration and production companies.
He voiced optimism that the study MoU between Pergas and National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) will lead to a contract by the proposal made by Pergas over Karanj and Shadegan oilfields as well as by pursuing talks with the Iranian side.
CEO of AGR, Norway’s leading well design and drilling project management company, has relatedly stated that “the proposed plan for Karanj and Shadegan oilfields has made satisfactory progress and will be soon finalized.”
He referred to membership of about 20 credible companies in Pergas Consortium adding “member firms have a minimum age of 15 years while some hold 120 years of experience in the field.”
Recently, a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) was inked between National South Oil Company (NISOC) and Pergas Consortium.
Pergas comprises a chain of different oil industry professions and is ready to cooperate with Iranian petroleum industry in various domains.
The studying agreement between National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) and Pergas International Consortium covers Karanj (Asmari, Pabdeh, and Khami oil deposits) and Shadegan oilfields (Asmari and Bangestan reserves).
The consortium, comprising of 11 European, Canadian and Asian firms as well as the Sharif University of Technology, is also involved in oil and gas investments, training, and transferring of technology.
Based on the deal, the consortium will have 6 months to hand over the result of its studies on the fields to the NISOC. Pergas may submit its proposal for development of the fields sooner if it is ready.