A senior Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) official said financing railway projects through public-private partnership, foreign direct investment and leasing are among methods to cooperate with foreign investors.
Iran is preparing its first round of oil and gas exploration tenders since the easing of economic sanctions in the hope of attracting the likes of BP and Gazprom, an Iranian energy official said on Monday.
Iran will hold fresh contracts to develop oil and natural gas fields in mid-February in the country's first such tender since the lifting of international sanctions a year ago, said an oil official on Saturday.
A senior Iranian oil official announced that the development of a major oilfield in the southwestern province of Khuzestan will be put to tender for the first time based on a new model of oil contracts, known as Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC), within the next four weeks.
After January 2017, Iran will launch its first new-style tender to develop oil and gas fields since the lifting of sanctions, said an oil official, noting that the deadline for submission of pre-qualification documents has been extended until December 10.
Iran will issue a preliminary list of international energy companies eligible to take part in tenders to develop its oil and gas fields within the next two weeks, Reuters quoted a senior oil official as saying on Monday.