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Gas Market Outlook in Iran, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Aug 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 94 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Iran. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Iran. The report compares the investment environment in Iran with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Iran together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Iran for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Iran.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Irans energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Iran including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the countrys energy market. 
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data. 
  • Assess your competitors major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Contents

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Energy Sector 9
2.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Energy sector, Market Overview 9
2.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Energy Sector, Natural Gas 10
2.2.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Natural Gas, Overview 10
2.2.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 10
2.2.3 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 16
2.2.4 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Natural Gas, Infrastructure 16

3 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 18
3.1 Introduction 18
3.2 The Overall Ranking 18
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 18
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 20
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 22
3.4.2 Gas Production 23
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 23
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 23
3.5 Economic Performance 24
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 25
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 25
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 25
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 26
3.6.1 Democracy Index 27
3.6.2 Governance Index 27

4 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector 28
4.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 28
4.1.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 28
4.1.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 28
4.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 29
4.2.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Total Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 29
4.2.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 30
4.2.3 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 31
4.2.4 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Company 31
4.2.5 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Oil Sector, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Natural Gas Production 32
4.3 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 33
4.3.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 33
4.4 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.4.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.4.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 34
4.5 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Major Natural Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 35
4.6 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 36
4.6.1 Jul 05, 2010: Iran Discovers 28 Tcf Gas Reserves In Two New Fields 36
4.6.2 Jul 01, 2010: Iran Discovers New Oil Well In Alborz Oilfield 37
4.6.3 Jun 27, 2010: Iran Discovers Second Gas Field In Khorasan Razavi Province 37
4.6.4 Jun 21, 2010: Iran Finds 2.19 Tcf Of Natural Gas At Toos Field 37
4.6.5 Jun 15, 2010: Iran Finds 30 Billion Barrels Of Oil At Arvand-Kenar Field 38
4.7 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Exploration and Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 38
4.7.1 Jul 21, 2010: South Pars' Phase 11 Produces 50 Mcmpd Of Gas 38
4.7.2 Jun 09, 2010: Iran To Pump 25,000 Bopd At Hengam Oilfield 38
4.7.3 May 23, 2010: Pars Oil and Gas To Increase South Pars Output By 1 Bcfpd 39
4.7.4 Feb 14, 2010: Iran Starts Drilling Its First Oil Well In Caspian Sea 39
4.7.5 Feb 03, 2010: NIOC's Azadegan Oil Field To Hit Daily Production Of 50,000 Bpd 39

5 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Pipeline Sector 40
5.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Pipeline Sector, Key Data 40
5.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Pipeline Sector, An Overview 40
5.3 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Pipeline Sector, Comparison of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 40
5.4 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 42

6 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) LNG Sector 44
6.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) LNG Sector, Liquefaction 44
6.1.1 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) LNG Sector, Liquefaction, Total Liquefaction Capacity 44
6.1.2 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) LNG Sector, Liquefaction Capacity- Wise (Million Tonnes) Market Share By Company 45
6.1.3 Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) LNG Sector, Asset- Wise Liquefaction Capacity 46

7 Profile of TOTAL S.A. 47
7.1 TOTAL S.A., Key Information 47
7.2 TOTAL S.A., Company Overview 47
7.3 TOTAL S.A., Business Description 47
7.3.1 Business Overview 47
7.3.2 Chemicals 48
7.3.3 Downstream 49
7.3.4 Upstream 50
7.4 TOTAL S.A., SWOT Analysis 52
7.4.1 Overview 52
7.4.2 TOTAL S.A. Strengths 52
7.4.3 TOTAL S.A. Weaknesses 54
7.4.4 TOTAL S.A. Opportunities 54
7.4.5 TOTAL S.A. Threats 56

8 Profile of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) 58
8.1 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Key Information 58
8.2 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Company Overview 58
8.3 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Business Description 58
8.3.1 Business Overview 58
8.3.2 Exploration and Production Segment 59
8.3.3 Gas Business Segment 61
8.3.4 Logistics and Maritime Segment 62
8.3.5 Oil Business Segment 63
8.3.6 Petrochemicals Segment 65
8.4 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), SWOT Analysis 66
8.4.1 Overview 66
8.4.2 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Strengths 66
8.4.3 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Weaknesses 67
8.4.4 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Opportunities 68
8.4.5 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) Threats 69

9 Profile of OAO Gazprom 70
9.1 OAO Gazprom, Key Information 70
9.2 OAO Gazprom, Company Overview 70
9.3 OAO Gazprom, Business Description 70
9.3.1 Business Overview 70
9.3.2 Gas Distribution 71
9.3.3 Gas Production 72
9.3.4 Gas Transportation 74
9.3.5 Other Activities 75
9.3.6 Production of Crude Oil and Gas Condensate 76
9.3.7 Refining 77
9.4 OAO Gazprom, SWOT Analysis 78
9.4.1 Overview 78
9.4.2 OAO Gazprom Strengths 78
9.4.3 OAO Gazprom Weaknesses 80
9.4.4 OAO Gazprom Opportunities 80
9.4.5 OAO Gazprom Threats 82

10 Financial Deals Landscape 84
10.1 Detailed Deal Summary 84
10.1.1 Asset Transactions 84

11 Recent Developments 86
11.1 License Rounds 86
11.1.1 Mar 02, 2010: Iran To Auction Eight New Oil And Gas Exploration Blocks Shortly 86
11.2 License Awards 86
11.2.1 Jun 15, 2010: Iranian Firms Bag South Pars Gas Contracts 86
11.3 Strategy and Business Expansion 86
11.3.1 Jul 16, 2010: Khatam-ol-Anbia Withdraws FroSm Development Plan Of South Pars Phases 15, 16 86
11.3.2 Jun 28, 2010: NIGC Builds Gas Storage Facility In Iran 87
11.3.3 Jun 26, 2010: Iran To Finalize Azar Oilfield Deal With Gazprom Neft 87
11.4 Other Significant Developments 87
11.4.1 Aug 10, 2010: Four Arab States Show Interest In Buying Iranian Gas 87
11.4.2 Aug 08, 2010: Iran Invites India To Join Peace Pipeline Project 87
11.4.3 Aug 08, 2010: BOTAS Pays $600 Million Fine To NIGC 88
11.4.4 Aug 08, 2010: India Shows Interest To Participate In Iranian Energy Projects 88
11.4.5 Aug 08, 2010: Iran, China To Expand Energy Cooperation 88
11.4.6 Aug 07, 2010: Iran Plans To Attract $85 Billion In Oil Investments 89
11.4.7 Aug 06, 2010: Cambodia, Iran To Sign Oil Cooperation Agreement 89
11.4.8 Jul 31, 2010: China Invests $40 Billion In Iranian Oil And Gas Sector 89
11.4.9 Jul 26, 2010: EU Sanctions Not To Affect Oil Production: Iranian Oil Minister 90

12 Appendix 91
12.1 Methodology 91
12.1.1 Coverage 91
12.1.2 Secondary Research 92
12.1.3 Primary Research 92
12.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 93
12.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 93
12.2 Contact Us 93
12.3 About GlobalData 93
12.4 Disclaimer 93

List of Table


Table 1: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 11
Table 2: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Historic and Forecast Imports and Exports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 13
Table 3: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 15
Table 4: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 18
Table 5: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 20
Table 6: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Table 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Table 8: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Table 9: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Table 10: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 28
Table 11: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 29
Table 12: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002- 2009 30
Table 13: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 31
Table 14: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Company, 2002- 2009 31
Table 15: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 32
Table 16: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 33
Table 17: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Active Gas Field Asset Details 34
Table 18: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Planned Gas Field Asset Details 34
Table 19: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004-2009 35
Table 20: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 36
Table 21: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 40
Table 22: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Pipelines Length By Company (Km), 2009 40
Table 23: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 42
Table 24: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.1) 43
Table 25: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 44
Table 26: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Liquefaction Capacity, by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 45
Table 27: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 46
Table 28: TOTAL S.A., Key Facts 47
Table 29: TOTAL S.A., SWOT Analysis 52
Table 30: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Key Facts 58
Table 31: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), SWOT Analysis 66
Table 32: OAO Gazprom, Key Facts 70
Table 33: OAO Gazprom, SWOT Analysis 78
Table 34: Oil and Natural Gas And Ashok Leyland Project Services To Acquire 40% Interest In South Pars Gas Field From Petropars 84
Table 35: Hinduja And ONGC Videsh Terminated Acquiring Stakes In Oil and Gas Fields From Naft Iran Intertrade 85

List of Chart


Figure 1: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 9
Figure 2: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 12
Figure 3: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Natural Gas Imports and Exports (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 14
Figure 4: Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 16
Figure 5: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 21
Figure 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 22
Figure 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 23
Figure 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Figure 9: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Figure 10: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 28
Figure 11: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 29
Figure 12: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002-2009 30
Figure 13: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Company, 2002-2009 32
Figure 14: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Market Share (%) based on Marketed Natural Gas Production, 2009 33
Figure 15: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 36
Figure 16: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Natural Gas Pipelines Length By Company (Km), 2009 41
Figure 17: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran) Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 44
Figure 18: Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), Liquefaction Capacity, by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 45


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