EghtesadOnline: The proposal to transfer water from the Caspian Sea in the north to the drought-hit central plateau has been approved by the Majlis and the related desalination project is having a pilot run, the energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Transferring water from the Caspian Sea in the north to the drought-hit central plateau will have severe negative environmental effects, a former member of the World Water Council said.
EghtesadOnline: Developing oilfields, especially in the Caspian Sea is not on the agenda of the National Iranian Oil Company. Therefore, Khazar Exploration and Production Company as a subsidiary of the NIOC has adopted the same policy, said the managing director of KEPCO.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian ports located along the Caspian Sea have the nominal capacity of around 30 million tons, but they are working at about one-fifth of their capacity that is no more than 6 million tons, the managing director of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: Water transfer from the Caspian Sea in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south to dry and water-stressed regions in central Iran is not economically viable and needs more thorough studies, a former member of World Water Council said.
EghtesadOnline: Naval forces from Russia and Iran on Saturday took part in naval exercises in the Caspian Sea.
EghtesadOnline: A plan for the identification of ancient ships and trading ports in the Caspian Sea in Guilan Province was launched on Saturday, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) reported.
EghtesadOnline: The parliament has opposed the controversial plan to transfer water from Caspian Sea to the drought-hit central plateau after long debates over the issue.
EghtesadOnline: The Governor of Behshahr said that all five passengers on board were killed in a National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) helicopter which crashed in the Caspian sea on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday voiced Iran's readiness to facilitate transfer of energy from Caspian Sea littoral states via Iranian soil, the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea to the consumer states.