VOL. XL

No. 34

25-August-1997

IRAN

Shell Consortium Looks For Participation In Later Stages Of Iran's South Pars GasProgram

Now that the first three phases of Iran's giant offshore South Pars gas/condensatedevelopment program have been in principle allocated to other bidders, an internationalconsortium led by Royal Dutch-Shell is nevertheless positioning itself to play a majorrole in executing later stages of the scheme, if and when global power politics and otherinternational considerations...