UK’s biggest oil, gas engineering company eyes Iran’s market

Britain’s largest oil and gas engineering company, Amec Foster Wheeler, has indicated its readiness to return to Iranian market as the outlook for the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions seems more promising.

A report published by the Telegraph on Sunday quoted the Amec’s chief executive, Samir Brikho, as saying that he has already discussed the company’s return to Iran’s projects with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

Last Sunday, Hammond arrived in Tehran for an official two-day visit during which he not only reopened the British Embassy in the Iranian capital, but also met and conferred with senior Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani and Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh.

“Iran is certainly one of the countries we’re looking at but we can’t do anything while sanctions are still in place,” Brikho added.


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