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

                          Journal Metrics

Number of Volumes 7
Number of Issues 23
Number of Articles 139
Article View 59,979
PDF Download 36,147
View Per Article 431.5
PDF Download Per Article 260.05
Acceptance Rate 49
Time to Accept (Days) 108
Number of Indexing Databases 13
Number of Reviewers 197
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
A New Step-by-step Itemized Model for Assessing Patent Portfolio & Commercialization in Petroleum Incubators

Ahmad Mousaei; Mohammad ali Hatefi; Seyyed Abdollah Razavi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023


  Today, Research and Development (R&D) activities in petroleum incubators are of vital importance and it is necessary to investigate different ways of commercializing the patents of these activities. The formulation of petroleum incubator strategy and coordinating it with technology strategy and corporate ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Developing a Mathematical Programming Model to Determine the Optimal Portfolio of Capital Projects in Oil and Gas Companies to Achieve the Strategic goals

Ali Panahi; Amin Habibirad; Saeed Safari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023


  Project portfolio management is a comprehensive framework for decision making and selecting the portfolio of projects to achieve the goals of the organization by considering resource constraints. The importance of this issue in Iran's oil and gas industry is even more remarkable than ever due to its ...  Read More

Original Article Oil and Gas Economics and Management
A Fuzzy Hybrid Approach to Prioritize Transnational Capabilities for International Markets Entry

Reza Ashtari; Maryam Darvishi; Ghasem Bakhshandeh; Mohammad Hemati

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023


  Considering the limited resources available, firms must rank their most distinctive capabilities in order to succeed in entering international markets. This research aimed at prioritizing transnational capabilities including marketing, managerial, human resources, production, financial, logistics, research ...  Read More

Original Article Accounting
Effectiveness of the Green Tax Sustainability Consequences based on Themes of Pluralistic Decision (Case study: National Iranian Petrochemical Industries)

Mohsen Arabyarmohamadi; mohammad reza adboli; Asghar Karami; Maryam Shahri

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023


  The purpose of this research is Effectiveness of the Green Tax Sustainability Consequences based on Themes of Pluralistic Decision in Petrochemical Firms. The methodology of this research is a mix methodology and it has been used by Meta-synthesis, Delphi and Rough Theory. The target population was the ...  Read More

Original Article Accounting
Effects of Key Contingent Financial Factors on Stock Price Volatility of Iranian Petroleum Companies

Seyed Mohammad Javadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023


  It has always been a challenging question for financial analysts, investors and activists in the capital market that what factors affect stock price of companies. Furthermore, how such factors cause stock price fluctuations over time in the capital markets. Therefore, the aim of this research is to determine ...  Read More

Original Article Accounting
Geographical Locations and Technology Capacities of Petrochemical Companies

Gholamhossine Babamohamadi; Majid Ashrafi; Jamadori Gorganli Davaji; Maryam Bokharayan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2023


  Technological orientation is one of the competitive functions in the capital market, which can be considered as a basis for evaluating the advantages of companies in achieving strategic goals. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of geographical location on the technology capabilities. ...  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
Application of Panel Data Seemingly Unrelated Regression in Consumption of Hydrocarbon Energy Carriers

parastoo boroomandfar; alireza daghighi asli; azadeh mehrabian; Marjan Daman keshideh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 April 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

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