Feb 10 (Reuters) - Following are the latest oil and gas deals signed by Iran with foreign oil and gas companies.
-- Chinese oil firm China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) signed a deal with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) on Jan. 14, 2009 to develop the north Azadegan oilfield. The deal is worth $2 billion in its first phase. Under the first phase lasting 48 months, the capacity would reach 75,000 barrels per day (bpd). The tenure of the project is 12 years.
-- NIOC signed a gas deal worth $14 billion on Dec. 1, 2008, with Malaysia's SKS group. The deal involves a project to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the development of two gas fields, Golshan and Ferdows. Exports of crude and 120,000 barrels of gas condensates are also part of the agreement.
-- Iran signed a preliminary deal with Turkey on Nov. 17, 2008, which includes development of phases 23 and 24 of South Pars gas field. Fifty percent of gas produced from these fields will be sold to Turkey. The deal also covers the transfer of 35 billion cubic meters of gas a year to Europe. Initial investment estimates were around $3.5 billion.
* CROATIA: INA signed an exploration contract in April 2008 for exploration of the Moghan block.
-- Swiss Utility company Elektrizitaetsgesellschaft Laufenburg (EGL) signed a natural gas purchase contract deal with the National Iranian Gas Export Company on March 17, 2008. The 25-year deal was worth between 10 and 22 billion euros ($13.32 billion). EGL expects to receive about 5.5 billion cubic meters of gas a year.
-- Russia's Gazprom agreed on Feb. 19, 2008, to jointly develop two or three blocks of South Pars as well as Gazprom Neft's participation in oil production projects in Iran. It has already invested an estimated $2 billion in phases 2-3 of South Pars together with French and Malaysian firms.
-- Italy's oil and gas group Eni is leading the $1 billion second phase development of the Darkhovin oilfield development to take output to 160,000 barrels per day (bpd) from 50,000 bpd. Iran has asked ENI to plan a third phase to lift output another 100,000 bpd.
-- Italian power utility Edison and NIOC signed a $107 million exploration contract on Jan. 9, 2008, to help develop the Dayyer offshore block in the Gulf.
-- Petrovietnam signed a $115 million exploration contract for the Danan block in 2008.
-- Iran signed a contract with Belarus Oil Company on Sept. 5, 2007, which allows it to produce from Iran's southern Jofeir oilfield. The deal is worth $450 million and will produce 40,000 barrels of oil per day.
-- In 2006, Germany's ABB Lummus signed a $512 million contract with NIOC and a consortium of Iranian companies to develop the Bandar Abbas refinery. The group intends to raise gasoline production to 13 million litres per day from 4.8 million litres currently.
-- Iran signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesia in 2005 to build a 300,000 bpd refinery in Indonesia. The project is worth $3 billion and will take four years to build. NIOC will hold 30 percent stake in the refinery.
-- Iran signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman to go ahead with a $1 billion contract in 2005. The deal allocates 30 million cubic meters of gas daily to Oman from 2008 and export volumes will further rise to 70 million in 2012.