Quarterly Publication
Volume 6 (2022)
Volume 5 (2021)
Volume 4 (2020)
Volume 3 (2019)
Volume 2 (2018)
Volume 1 (2017)

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Number of Volumes 7
Number of Issues 24
Number of Articles 152
Article View 65,842
PDF Download 41,047
View Per Article 433.17
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Acceptance Rate 50
Time to Accept (Days) 115
Number of Indexing Databases 13
Number of Reviewers 205
Impact Factor (ISC)-2020 0.042




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
  • Format: Online
  • Print ISSN: 2645-4726
  • Online ISSN: 2645-4734
  • Available from: Open access
  • Acceptance Rate: More of 45%
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • 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
  • 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
A Technological Learning Model in Joint R&D Projects in Petroleum Industries

Maryam Ayoubi; Mohammad Naghizadeh; Seyyed Habibolah Tabatabaeian; Jafar Towfighi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023


  Technological learning and the drive to self-sufficiency in different industries emphasize the role of companies in the knowledge acquisition from external sources. Iran's petroleum industry is also a suitable case to study in this area, given the large firms on the one hand and the long-term historical ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Designing and Explaining a Socially Responsible Marketing Model

Leila Pourdasht; Bahram Kheiri; Abbas Heydari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023


  Unlike other organizations, employees of the oil company retire at the age of 60, and their retirement is not based on 30 years of service. Therefore, they require more attention during their retirement. Accordingly, the aim of this research is to design and explain a socially responsible marketing model ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Application of Panel Data Seemingly Unrelated Regression in Consumption of Hydrocarbon Energy Carriers

Parastoo Boroomandfar; alireza daghighi asli; azadeh mehrabian; Marjan Daman keshideh

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023


  In this study, consumption datas of hydrocarbon energy carriers in Iran during the years 1982-2017 were collected. A seemingly unrelated regression (SUR) model in balanced panel data approach was proposed It can be beneficial to control energy demand. Results revealed that in the residential-commercial ...  Read More

Original Article Law Studies
A review of Kuwait's petroleum technical assistance contract in terms of establishing requirements for technology transfer: recommendations for Iran's oil sector

Mostapha Maddahinasab

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023


  Considering the long-term nature of oil and gas contracts, managing the relationship between the parties to the contract is fundamentally important. In upstream oil contracts, according to the level of supervision and control of the host state over the petroleum project, the level of communication is ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Presenting and explaining the job rotation implementation model based on the organization, methods and value chain of National Iranian Gas Company

Hossein Nasirnateri; Asadollah Mehrara; Mehrdad Matani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023


  The purpose of job rotation policies is to create a talent pool for the organization along with mutual training of employees. Ensuring that a planned job transfer is beneficial to both the employee and the organization requires consideration of the organization and the company's value chain. The current ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Identifying and Prioritizing Risks Related with Time Delays in Oil and Gas Projects

Mohammad Hasan Maleki; Mohammad Javad Zare Bahnamiri; Behnaz Ghotbi Vayeghan; Omid Ali Adeli; Fatemeh Hasankhani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2023


  Delay is an event that increases the completion time of a part of the project, which is one of the main problems in the executive projects of the country and causes an increase in project costs as well as damages. Project delays pose significant risks to the project that are dangerous for the project ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Energy Programs of American Parties (Republicans and Democrats) and Global Oil Market

Seyyed Abdollah Razavi; Shohreh Pirani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 28-36


  The United States is the world's first producer and consumer of oil and play a special role in international oil market relations. In a sense, due to the differences in the energy programs of the parties of this country, we will see significant changes in the international energy markets. The Trump's ...  Read More

Law Studies
The Taking Over of a Foreign Investor’s Property by the Host State in International Petroleum Agreements: How International Arbitration Practice Responds

Hamid Reza Younesi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 75-86


  The present article aims to examine the risk of host governments’ interference with the property of foreign investors (expropriation) in the petroleum industry. Host states have the police power to make regulatory changes. The “police power” is defined as the inherent and plenary power ...  Read More

Law Studies
Indirect Expropriation in the Petroleum Industry: The Response of International Arbitrations

Hamid Reza Younesi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 1-10


  The present article aims to argue indirect expropriation in international petroleum agreements and analyze the response of international arbitrations. In particular, international arbitral awards by the Iran–US claims tribunal, the Yukos case as an energy charter treaty arbitration, and certain ...  Read More

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

Seyed Mohammad Javadi; Abbas Alimoradi; Mohammad Reza Ashtiani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , November 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

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

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

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 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
Analysis the Factors Affecting on the Marketing of Knowledge-Based Products of Chemical Industries of Iran

Mohammad Hossein Zehtabchian; Reza Radfar; Kambiz Heidarzadeh

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  The present study aimed to identify and prioritize the factors affecting the marketing of knowledge-based products of basic chemicals. This research is applied in terms of objectives and a data-based cross-sectional survey concerning its method. Initially, the factors affecting the marketing of products ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Systematic & Structural Analysis of Innovation System of Iran’s Oil Industry

Ali Yousefi; Mahdi Sahafzadeh; Naser Bagherimoghadam

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  In this descriptive qualitative research with case study research strategy, the Iranian oil industry innovation system in the form of adopting a structural and functional approach (systemic approach) in depth and in its natural context from the perspective of the participants studied. Based on theoretical ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Identifying the Effective Factors for Issuing Catastrophic Bonds in the Iran's Oil and Gas Industry with Using the Delphi Method

Mohammad Reza Kazemi Najaf Abadi; Mohammad Mahdi Hajian; Mohammad Hashem Bot Shekan; Ghadir Mahdavi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  One of the innovations that has been formed in the insurance industry in recent years is transfer the risk to the capital markets. Today, this possibility is provided by issuing insurance bonds and Catastrophe bonds, which are a most important type of insurance-linked securities (ILS), can redress inefficiency ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Comparison of the effect of income inequality and petrol quotas on carbon dioxide emissions in Iran

Masoumeh Dadgar; Vida Varahrami

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  Income distribution and environmental destruction represent two of the most important goals in the Sustainable Development Goals. However, the linkage between income inequality and carbon emissions remains controversial especially in countries with natural oil and gas resources. This paper studies the ...  Read More

Original Article
An Exploration into the Theoretical Logics of US Energy Policy (2017-2022)

Mohammad Yusefvand; Hossein Karaminejad; Ali Adami

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  The United States’ foreign policy is influenced by specific theoretical logics that also shape its energy policies. These logics play a crucial role in understanding the country's approach to energy strategies. In this article, the authors analyze the alignment between the energy policies of the ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Impacts of Crude Oil Price Changes on Capital Market Indexes: Empirical Evidence from Tehran Securities Exchange and Tadawul Exchange Comparison

Alireza Akbarzadeh; Kamyar Jaimand

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  Several studies in the field of capital markets indicate that changes in macroeconomic parameters, including crude oil price changes in many cases, have significant effects on capital market indexes. The present study seeks to investigate the effect of crude oil price changes on the indexes of Tehran ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Designing a Performance Management Model for National Iranian Oil Company Managers

Seyed Mousa Dehbannezhad; Ghanbar Amirnezhad; Mohammadreza Mardani; Foad Makvandi; Mohammad Hemati

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 July 2023


  Performance management is a systematic approach that helps to improve the organization's performance through the processes of setting strategic goals, measuring, collecting, and analyzing data, reviewing performance data reports, and applying its results. An evaluation and monitoring system in the form ...  Read More

Original Article Accounting
Investor Sentiment and the Likelihood of Fraudulent Financial Reporting in Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries: The Moderating Role of Risk Disclosure

Manijeh Ramsheh; Zohreh Arefmanesh; roghie rostami; Zohreh Khastar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 August 2023


  In the behavioral finance paradigm, investor sentiment can affect managers' behavior in financial reporting. Therefore, this study examines the relationship between investor sentiment and the likelihood of fraudulent financial reporting. Additionally, as risk disclosure may influence the relationship ...  Read More

Editor-in-Chief Lecture Oil and Gas Economics and Management
The prerequisites for international sales of natural gas in the Iran’s Energy Exchange

Yashar Hashemi; Mohammad Mahdi Hajian; Ghasem Aghaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2023


  The supply of natural gas in energy exchanges has emerged as a significant aspect of the global energy landscape since the 1990s, requiring the establishment of appropriate trading platforms. In Iran, the it was envisioned the sale of up to ten billion cubic meters of natural gas following the approval ...  Read More

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