Quarterly Publication

Call for Papers

We proudly announce that the journal of Petroleum Business Review (PBR) has been granted temporary permission for publication from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran. It should be mentioned that PBR is granted the status of “Academic-Research”. The journal is to be published quarterly in English.

We hereby call for papers in Petroleum Business studies. We invite all scholars to submit their articles for review and publication to the journal. More information about guidelines for submission and the policy of the journal is provided here. Only articles received online through the website will be sent for referees.


Petroleum Business Review journal follows rules and guidelines defined by Committee on Publication Ethics(COPE)


All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the international reviewers.



  • Country of Publication: Iran      
  • Publisher: Petroleum University of Technology- Petroleum Faculty of Tehran
  • Format: Online
  • Print ISSN: 2645-4726
  • Online ISSN: 2645-4734
  • Available from: Open access
  • Acceptance Rate: More of 45%
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Publication Dates: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
  • Advance Access: open access
  • Language: English
  • Scope: Oil & Gas Management, Financing, Law, Accounting, Economics, Energy
  • Article Processing Charges: Free
  • Type of Journal: Academic-Research
  • Open Access: Yes
  • submission charge: free
  • Indexed & Abstracted: Yes
  • Policy: Double Blind Peer Review Confirmation
  • Review Time: 2 to 3 months
  • Contact E-mail: pbr@put.ac.ir


Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
1. Evaluating the Asymmetric Causal Relationship between Hydrocarbon products Consumption and Economic Growth in Iran

parastoo boroomandfar; alireza daghighi asli; azadeh mehrabian; marjan damankeshideh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020


  This paper analyzes the existence of an asymmetric causality relationship between the consumption of hydrocarbon products in four sectors: residential - commercial, manufacturing, agricultural, and transportation, and the economic growth of Iran during the years 1981-2017. To achieve this goal, the effect ...  Read More

Original Article
2. International Legal Framework Governing Artificial Reefs, with a Review of Iran’s Regulations

Seyed mohammad Tabatabaeinejad; Foroogh Torabi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020


  Converting unused offshore oil and gas installations into artificial reefs as one of the alternative methods of decommissioning, is used in many coastal states across the globe for the purposes of coastal management, enhancement and attraction of living marine resources, protection and preservation goals. ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
3. Strategic Planning of Procurement and Supply system in the Iranian Oil Terminals Company

Azadeh Dabbaghi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020


  Rapid changes and competitions in today's world have shifted the role of governmental enterprises into regulating and directing activities. This has led to the need for the analysis of internal/ external situations and the revision of strategic planning of such companies. The Iranian Oil Terminals Company, ...  Read More

Original Article
4. COVID and Energy Sector in DSGE Model

azam ahmadyan; Mohamad Nasr Esfahani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020


  COVID affects various sectors of the economy, including energy. Measuring these effects on the energy sector can help policymakers adopt appropriate protectionist policies. In this paper, the effect of COVID shock on energy and non-energy sectors has been investigated using the DSGE model. For this purpose, ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
5. The Effect of Covid-19 Outbreak on Registered Oil Companies ‎ at Tehran Stock Exchange

Mortaza Baky Haskuee; Parisa Rouhi Fard; Afrooz Farazandeh; Abdolreza Shakeri

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020


  The goal of this paper is to study the effect of Covid-19 outbreak on oil markets volatility.Covid-‎‎19 as a pandemic has a significant negative effect on global economy. Alongside the global ‎economy, stock markets responded to the outbreak immediately. The first case appeared in ‎February ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
6. Uncertainty Analysis On Factors Affecting the Technological and Innovative Levels of Surface Facilities of Crude Oil Treatment at National Iranian Oil Company

vali Allah Roshan; reza radfar; abbas toloie

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020


  Factors affecting the technology, and innovation levels of crude oil treatment’s surface facilities,are numerous and extensive Localization of surface facilities as an advanced technology, which includes oil and gas production and processing units,is one of the main issues and technology management ...  Read More

1. Relationship between Financial Leverage and Firm Growth in the Oil and Gas Industry: Evidence from OPEC

Sayed Mohammad Javadi; Abbas Alimoradi; Mohammad Reza Ashtiani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 9-21


  Recent theories of firm dynamics emphasize on the role of financial variables as determinants of firm growth. Most of the technical literature shows that there is a positive relationship between financial leverage and firm growth. The purpose of this paper is to examine whether such relationship exists ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
2. Evaluating and Prioritizing Asset Management Excellence Model Based on Critical Criteria Using the Combination of DEMATEL and ANP Techniques

Manoucher Vahedi; Mohammad Mehdi Movahedi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 56-65


  Today for installations management in equipment-based industries, such as oil and gas industry, the physical asset management development based on the ISO-55000 requirements is generally the most common issue in the world and particularly in Iran. Since this standard only expresses the requirements, ...  Read More

3. The effect of crude oil futures price on risk premium volatilities in the futures market

Mirhossein Mousavi; Mohammad Mazraati

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 3-8

  This paper explores the impact of crude oil futures prices on risk premium volatilities in the NYMEX futures market. For this purpose, the ARCH and GARCH methods are used to model risk premium volatilities and explore how crude oil futures prices influence the risk premium volatilities in futures contract ...  Read More

4. The Impact of ERP Implementation on Financial Processes: A Case Study

Ali Mohammad Ghanbari; leila Soleimani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 40-48


  In this research we try to investigate impact of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation on the effectiveness of financial processes in PETROPARS Ltd as a case study in petroleum industry. In this regard, three indicators of Ahituv and Neumann model containing time, content, and format have ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
5. The Effects of Green Tax Implementation on Labor Demand in Iranian Industry Sector

Mohammad Reza Lotfalipour; Elmira Zohourian; Mohammad Ali Fallahi; Malihe Ashena

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 61-73


  Environmental tax reform can be used in a fundamental transformation towards a green economy. Green tax may reduce the energy consumption and pollution emissions, as well as other economic benefits. This study mainly focused on the effects of green taxes on labor demand in Iranian industry sector during ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
1. Designing Green Marketing Pattern in Iran’s Oil Industry

bita tabrizian; Seyed Sadegh Zarghami; Fariz Taherikia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 January 2021


  To be in line with the new environmental paradigms, the present study aims to design an Eco-friendly marketing pattern in Iran’s oil industry. The methodology is a sequential exploratory one. In the qualitative section, grounded theory is used. The creative data were gathered through a theoretical ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Identifying and Prioritizing appropriate tools of knowledge acquisition and transfer in National Iranian Oil Company: a benchmarking of leading oil companies in the world using group AHP

Amin Habibirad; Esmaeil Mazroui; Saeed Mirvahedi; Ahad Banar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 February 2021


  Nowadays, knowledge and information is the largest asset of organizations and human beings and having it can lead to a powerful and certainly valuable organization. The purpose of this study is to identify the suitable knowledge acquisition and transfer tools in the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC). ...  Read More

Original Article
3. New Technologies and the Geopolitics of the Global Oil Economy in the Age of Energy Transition

Ali Esmaeili Ardakani; Morteza shokri; Faramarz Tamanna

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 February 2021


  Currently, the global community is on the threshold of a transition from fossil fuels as a result of transformations such as climate change, entailing the strict implementation of carbon setoff policies and quick progress in green technologies. A transition to clean, low-carbon energies will not only ...  Read More

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