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Iran says oil barter deal with Russia very hard to seal

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DUBAI, April 14 (Reuters) – Iran and Russia will find it hard to agree any oil or gas trade deal because they are rivals in both markets, Iran’s deputy oil minister for international trade said on Monday. Iran and Russia have been discussing various ways of increasing bilateral trade, including Moscow possibly taking up to 500,000 barrels a day of Iranian oil in exchange for Russian goods that Iran ...

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U.S. senators press for hard line over reported Iran-Russia deal

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WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators who led a push for more sanctions on Iran during negotiations over its nuclear program called on President Barack Obama on Monday to impose more restrictions if Tehran pursues an energy barter agreement with Russia. Reuters reported last week that Tehran and Moscow had made progress toward an oil-for-goods deal that sources said could be worth $20 billion ...

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Iran says detects sabotage at nuclear facility

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By Ali Akbar Dareini, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran — A senior Iranian official said Monday that an alleged attempt to sabotage one of Tehran’s nuclear facilities involved foreign intelligence agencies who tampered with imported pumps. Asghar Zarean, in charge of nuclear security for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, was commenting on claims regarding the heavy water nuclear reactor at Arak in the center of ...

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US expected to keep oil embargo even if Iran nuclear deal struck

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By Louis Charbonneau VIENNA Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:38am EST VIENNA (Reuters) – A unilateral U.S. oil embargo on Iran is expected to remain in place even if a long-term nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers is reached that includes an easing of international sanctions, a U.S. official said on Thursday. The embargo pre-dates the decade-long nuclear dispute ...

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Iran says Russia could build nuclear reactor in exchange for oil

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By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Russia could build a second reactor at Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant in exchange for Iranian oil, the Iranian ambassador to Moscow said in remarks published on Monday. Russia could also supply Iran with trucks, railroad tracks, mini-refineries or other goods to pay for the oil, ambassador Mehdi Sanaei told the daily ...

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If oil exploration in Caspian justified, Russia may cooperate with Iran on production – envoy

If oil exploration in Caspian is economically justified, Russia may cooperate with Iran on oil production in its sector of the sea, Russia’s ambassador to Iran, Levaz Jagarian said, Iran’s Mehr news agency reported on Feb. 8. As previously reported, Iranian oil ministry said in December 2011 that Iran might discover huge gas reserves (1.4 trillion cubic meters) 700 metres ...

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Iran gas consumption hits 50 million cubic meters

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Iran’s domestic gas consumption on Feb. 2 reached 540 million cubic meters, Iran’s SHANA News Agency reported on Feb. 3. Household’s consumption accounted for over 435 million cubic meters of the mentioned amount. Head of National Iranian Gas Company’s public relations office, Majid Boujarzadeh, said that currently there is no gas shortage anywhere in the country. “Iran has limited the ...

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Iran, China to hold 15th economic committee meeting

Iran and China will hold their 15th joint economic committee meeting on February 22-23 in Tehran, IRNA reported on Sunday. The two sides will sign a comprehensive deal titled “the roadmap for infrastructural boosting of Iran-China economic relations”, which includes different sectors, such as industry, oil, gas and petrochemicals, telecommunications, banking, transportation, and energy. China is Iran’s biggest oil costumer, ...

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