National Iranian South Oil Company

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National Iranian South Oil Company
TypeState-owned enterprise
IndustryOil and gas
HeadquartersAhvaz, Iran
Key people
Bijan Allipour
ProductsOil, natural gas
OwnerNational Iranian Oil Company
Number of employees
28,000 (2012)

The National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC; Persian: شرکت ملی مناطق نفت‌خیز جنوب ایران) is a government-owned corporation under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, and operates as a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Company. It was established in Masjed Soleyman, 1971. Currently NISOC is Iran's biggest oil producer, and the company is active in a land area more than 400,000 km² with headquarters in Ahvaz, Iran and other nine subsidiaries. NISOC is producing about 83% of all crude oil and 16% of natural gas produced in Iran[2] and ranks as the Iran's largest oil company.[3]

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  1. "Key Executives For National Iranian South Oil Company". Bloomberg.
  2. "NISOC boosting oil production". IRNA. Archived from the original on 2015-11-21. Retrieved 2017-04-19.
  3. About NISOC[permanent dead link]