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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby chetak » 02 Aug 2020 17:23

Shanmukh wrote:Looking at the map, it is clear that Chabahar is also in Baluchistan [Iranian Baluchistan, but Baluchistan, all the same]. Wiki chacha, while not giving the exact composition of the population of Chabahar, hints that the population is majority Baluch in Chabahar county. Should the Chinese get hold of Chabahar, is it possible for India to deny them use of [or at least, make it painful for the Chinese, the use of] either Chabahar and/or Gwadar?


but at what cost to the baluchis who will wind up carrying the can


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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby Mollick.R » 19 Oct 2020 12:30

India set to lose Farzad-B gas field; Iran to prefer domestic companies over foreign firms
PTI Last Updated: Oct 18, 2020, 01:48 PM IST

New Delhi: India has all but lost the ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf after Iran decided to prefer domestic companies over foreign firms for development of the field, sources said.

ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas investment arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), had in 2008 discovered a giant gas field in the Farsi offshore exploration block.

OVL and its partners had offered to invest up to USD 11 billion for development of the discovery, which was later named Farzad-B.
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Sources said unconfirmed information suggests that Iran has identified a local firm for the development of the field, but OVL has not yet given up hopes and continues to chase Iranian authorities for the contract.

The 3,500 square kilometre Farsi block sits in water depth of 20-90 metres on the Iranian side of the Persian Gulf.

OVL, with 40 per cent operatorship interest, signed the Exploration Service Contract (ESC) for the block on December 25, 2002. Other partners included Indian Oil Corp (IOC) with 40 per cent stake and Oil India Ltd (OIL) holding the remaining 20 per cent stake.
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The Indian consortium has so far invested around USD 400 million in the block.


Read more at:
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/oil-gas/india-set-to-lose-farzad-b-gas-field-iran-to-prefer-domestic-companies-over-foreign-firms/articleshow/78730406.cms

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby pankajs » 22 Oct 2020 18:50

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/statu ... 7820276736
Those blaming India for Farzad-B gas field in Iran cancellation should also realize that even China pulled out gas field projects in Iran
https://tinyurl.com/y2czg92a

Fact is without western eqmnt no gas fiepds can be developed & no western company will give due to US sanctions

https://www.rferl.org/a/iran-china-sout ... 01771.html
Iran Says China Has Pulled Out Of South Pars Natural Gas Project

Plus Iran has becomes very ornery once there is some relaxation on the sanctions front.

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby Amber G. » 27 Nov 2020 22:11

^^^IMO not a good news - Killing a old and fairly known scientist at this time will have NO effect to stop any nuclear bomb(s) they may be planning to make and it will make it extremely difficult to bring Iran *back* in the nuclear deal.

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Postby Vinod Ji » 28 Nov 2020 03:33

Amber G. wrote:^^^IMO not a good news - Killing a old and fairly known scientist at this time will have NO effect to stop any nuclear bomb(s) they may be planning to make and it will make it extremely difficult to bring Iran *back* in the nuclear deal.


I guess that was the intension.

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby Amber G. » 28 Nov 2020 04:15

^^^ Of course. There was a weird tweet from Trump regarding this. Scorch earth policy - starts as many fires to make things difficult for the new administration. BRF may not be the right place but I may put my thoughts briefly in India-US Relations where I mentioned this news (and got sort of attacked/mocked for these views).

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby Amber G. » 28 Nov 2020 09:28

Newspapers are full of speculations and reactions - seem very serious.
From newspaper stories:
- Many believe that the killing may raise tensions in the region, and may complicate incoming US President Joe Biden's relationship with Iran.
- Robert Malley, adviser Obama on Iran, claimed that the attack was timed in order to make Biden's attempts to negotiate with Iran more difficult. (Similar views have been tweeted by other important people)
- Biden had pledged to rejoin the Iranian Nuclear Deal. (This is now complicated)

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby Rsatchi » 28 Nov 2020 12:28

Amber G. wrote:Newspapers are full of speculations and reactions - seem very serious.
From newspaper stories:
- Many believe that the killing may raise tensions in the region, and may complicate incoming US President Joe Biden's relationship with Iran.
- Robert Malley, adviser Obama on Iran, claimed that the attack was timed in order to make Biden's attempts to negotiate with Iran more difficult. (Similar views have been tweeted by other important people)
- Biden had pledged to rejoin the Iranian Nuclear Deal. (This is now complicated)


Meaning it may not be just Mossad but CIA/Mossad or Neo-Con/Mossad attempt to Hamstring the the new the regime or ????Trumpva's Parting 'Gift' to 'Smoking Joe' :D :D

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Re: Iran News and Discussions

Postby Mort Walker » 30 Nov 2020 00:21

^^^The policy of Iranian assassinations, extra judicial killings, goes back to the Obama administration. It is conveniently ignored and attempted to blame this on Trump.


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