Quarterly Publication
Volume 4 (2020)
Volume 3 (2019)
Volume 2 (2018)
Volume 1 (2017)
Journal Metrics
Number of Volumes 5
Number of Issues 14
Article View 17,811
Number of Submissions 182
Accepted Submissions 89
Accept Date (Days) 85

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. Designing Green Marketing Pattern in Iran’s Oil Industry

Seyed Sadegh Zarghami; bita tabrizian; Fariz Taherikia

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 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 Nasrabadi; Saeed Mirvahedi; Ahad Banar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 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

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 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

Original Article
4. Effectiveness Function of Entrepreneurial Outsourcing Regarding Bureaucratic Culture Themes in Golestan Gas Company: Extended Rough Set Theory (ERST)

Mohammad Tamjidi Farahbakhsh; Parviz Saeidi; Mahmoodreza Cheraghali; Majid Nasiri

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2021


  The purpose of this research is choosing the effectiveness function of entrepreneurial outsourcing under themes of bureaucratic culture in Golestan Gas Company by Analysis CARD and Developed Theory of Rough (ERST). The statistical population of the study included two qualitative and quantitative sections, ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Identifying Effective Alternatives to Economic Dispatching with the Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm Approach in the Oil Industry

Nazanin Pilevari; Alireza Baghban Kohne Rouz; Ali Akbar Amiri; Mohammad Hossein Sadat Hosseini Khajouei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2021


  Today, management requires a new approach in the areas of production planning and operations process with a cost management approach. Organizations and industrial units to lead their lives, by recognizing the impact points of the challenges ahead and positive impact, guide and lead them to advance the ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Development of Oil Approaches Influenced by Effective Factors for Success of Economy-Based Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of the Oil Industry

Mostafa Hamidi; Majid Nasiri; Parviz Saeidi; Mohammd Sharif Sharifzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2021


  This study aimed to develop Oil approaches affected by effective factors for the success of economy-based entrepreneurship in the Oil Industry. In other words, efforts were made to identify and prioritize the factors affecting the development of Oil approaches under the impact of effective factors for ...  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

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
4. 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

5. 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

Original Article
1. Selecting the Effectiveness Strategic Capability for Sustainable Development under Risk and Uncertainty in the Oil Industry: Rough Set Theory

Mohammad Somali; Saber Molaalizadeh Zavardehi; Ali Mahmoodirad; Sayeed Ghane

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 April 2021


  The purpose of this research is selecting the Most Effective Strategic Capability for Sustainable Development under Risk and Uncertainty in the Oil Industry by Rough Set Theory. The research methodology is qualitative and quantitative. The target population in the qualitative section included 14 industrial ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Providing a model for optimal capital structure in gas refining companies and determining parameters using the AHP method

Somayeh Alimoradi Gaghdari; mohamad reza mehrabanpour; ali najafimoghadam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 April 2021


  Companies have access to a variety of financial resources to implement available profitable investment projects, to settle overdue debts, to increase working capital, and to pay dividends to shareholders Correct decision making and the ability of companies to determine the appropriate financial resources ...  Read More

Original Article
3. A Comprehensive Structural Equation Modeling for Financial Performance Evaluation of Petrochemical Companies

Mojtaba Shiarbahadori; Saber Mollaalizadeh Zavardehi; Ali Mahmoodirad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 April 2021


  Financial performance evaluation emerged as the great academia and business concern in the competitive world, today. In order to clarify the progress status and improvement trend of finance, it is of supreme significance to appoint a professional financial performance evaluation study for supportable ...  Read More

Original Article
4. An empirical analysis on outsourcing using structural equations: The model of outsourcing development management of physical assets in the oil and gas industry

Saeid Tavakoli; Farideh Haghshenas Kashanib*; Alireza Amirkabiric

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 April 2021


  Despite numerous upstream communications, there is still no comprehensive and reliable model for implementing these tasks; neither in the literature nor in oil & gas industry. Previously developed models focus more on the outsourcing process and it seems that there is no outsourcing model that has ...  Read More

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