OPEC congratulates Iran’s oil minister on reappointment

22 Aug 2017   Iran, OPEC

OPEC looks forward to a durable and constructive relationship with member state Iran, its secretary general told the country’s reappointed oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh. The Iranian parliament during the weekend confirmed Zanganeh for a second term in office as the oil minister for a country that has the third largest oil reserves in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Isolated in part by sanctions, the country has seen some economic doors open in response to a multilateral agreement that brought sanctions relief in exchange for stepping back from its nuclear research program. OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo sent a letter of congratulations to the minister, recognizing him as the longest serving energy minister among OPEC […]

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