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Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Identifying Blockchain Technology Maturity's Levels in the Oil and Gas Industry

Ghasemali Bazaee; Mohammadali Hassani; Ashraf Shahmansouri

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 43-61


  Currently, blockchain in the oil and gas industry is still at the experimental stage, and many people in the oil and gas industry do not acknowledge this technology.  Blockchain technology can bring many opportunities, such as reducing transaction business costs and increasing transparency to the ...  Read More

Effects of International Barriers and Limitations on Natural Gas Production in Iran

Ghasem Bolu; Touraj Jahan-Ara

Volume 1, Issue 1 , November 2017, , Pages 29-39


  The enforced international limitations and sanctions against Iran have affected all stages of natural gas extraction from gas reservoirs. In this study, the effects of various situations on natural gas extraction from the Iranian operating oil reservoirs have been examined. Thus, this study aimed to ...  Read More

Designing a Strategist Training Model at National Iranian Oil Company Based on a Mixed Approach

Sara Shariat; Fariborz Dortaj; Abbas Abbaspour; Ali Delavar; Esmaeel Sadipour

Volume 2, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 34-44


  The aim of the current research is to explore a strategist developing model based on a mixed method for National Iranian Oil Company. This study is an exploratory and applied research, and it methodologically uses mixed methods. In the qualitative part, which is based on a data theory approach, the required ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
The Nonlinear Impact of Energy Consumption On Economic Growth and Emission in Iran, Smooth Transition Regression Model.

Hamidreza Arbab; Ali Emami Meibodi; Mahdieh Haghpanahan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 37-53


  The present study tries to find out the effect of energy consumption on economic growth and emission through applying non-linear framework, the smooth transition regression model, and threshold regression TAR by using the data from1969 to 2017. The results of empirical frameworks indicate that the economic ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Calculating Commission Fee for the Distribution of Gasoline and Gas Oil by Private Sector in Iran: A Proposal for Restructuring Iranian Petroleum Products Market

Mohammad Ali Motafakker Aazad; Reza Ranjpour; Mohsen Pourebadolahan; Mehdi Asali; Seied Taher Partovi Alanagh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 38-51


  Currently, distribution of various types of petroleum products is performed exclusively by the government. The high price of land in metropolitan cities, lack of incentive for the private sector to invest in construction of filling station due to the low-income, have caused filling stations to be insufficiently ...  Read More

The Moderating Effect of Firm Value and liquidity on the relationship between Managerial Overconfidence and R and D

Ali Najafi Moghaddam; Manijeh Ramsheh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 40-46


  Overconfident managers, who tend to overestimate their capabilities, underestimate the possibility and impact of side effects in projects. The purpose of this study is to review the effect of managerial overconfidence on research and development expenditures and the moderating effect of firm value and ...  Read More

Investigate the Impact of Sanctions on Expenditure of Internal Contractors Compared to Foreign Contractors - South Pars Gas Field Development

Ghasem Bolou; Touraj Jahanara

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 41-50


  Projects are affected by many internal and external factors. Such factors could be initiated domestically or internationally. The South Pars is a mega gas field in Iran which requires billions of dollars for development and gas extraction. Its development has taken a rather long time and gone through ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Designing an Inter-organizational Cooperation Management Model in Oil Companies

Ali Porseshbin; Mohammadreza Bagherzadeh; Assadollah Mehrara; Yousof Gholi Pourkanani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 41-51


  The present study aimed to provide an inter-organizational cooperation management model in oil companies in the Pars Energy Special Economic Zone. This study was conducted in two stages: conceptual research framework design and validation. The first part included the senior managers of oil companies ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Determining the Most Important Components of the Petroleum Corporate Mission Statement Using Grey Systems Theory

Azadeh Dabbaghi; Maryam Dehghan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 43-54


  Strategic management contexts usually define a couple of activities, including preparing a mission statement, which is one of the essential parts in developing the strategic plan of an organization. Numerous researches in the strategic management literature have expressed the attributes of an effectively ...  Read More

Fluctuations and Changes in Expected Rate of Return Based on Comparability and Environmental Uncertainty in Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Firms

Mohsen Rashidi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 43-51


  The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of comparability and environmental uncertainty on the expected rate of return. The current study utilizes panel regression method estimator to investigate the relationship between comparability, environmental uncertainty, and the expected rate of ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
COVID and Energy Sector in DSGE Model

Azam Ahmadyan; Mohamad Nasr Esfahani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 43-59


  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

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Assessing the Relationship Between OPEC Convergence and Oil Market Balance

Shohreh Pirani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 43-52


  The oil market is affected by the supply of oil by oil-producing countries. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was established in the 1960s to balance oil prices in favor of oil-producing countries. OPEC has gone through a period of convergence and divergence since its inception ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
Evaluate the Financial Performance of Petrochemical Companies through the Interpretive Structural Modeling: a Special Case Study

Mojtaba Shiarbahadori; Saber Molla-Alizadeh-Zavardehi; Ali Mahmoodirad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 45-62


  The present study was conducted with the aim of designing a model for evaluating the performance of financial units in petrochemical industry. This exploratory practical study carried out based on the descriptive-analytical method and all data were gathered via two separate processes as interview and ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
A Grounded Theory Study: Representing a New Model to Exploring Transnational Capabilities for the Steel Pipe Manufacturing Companies Attaining Competitive Advantages

Reza Ashtari; Maryam Darvishi; Ghasem Bakhshandeh; Mohammad Hemati

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 48-62


  Competitive advantages play a unique role in organizations' successes or failures because of customers' very speedy accessibility to suppliers and manufacturers. Indeed, this is competitive advantages which can make firms and organizations survive and grow in today's increasing competitive field attaining ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Selecting the Appropriate Physical Asset Life Cycle Model with a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Approach (Case Study: Petroleum Pipelines)

Mohammad Reza Shokouhi; Mohammad Reza Moniri; Behnaz Shahheidar

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 51-62


  Companies need to exactly manage their assets to balance performance, risk, and cost. The ability of equipment to provide a certain level of performance is influenced by its design, utilization, deterioration, and life. On the other hand, in order to obtain the desired level of performance and reduce ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
The Parameters for Drafting Insurance and Indemnity Contractual Clauses as the Subset of Risk Allocation Provisions Outlined in the Main Types of Upstream Petroleum Contracts: A Case Study of IPC

Shima Sakhaei; Abbas Kazemi Najafabadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 53-72


  Various types of hazard exist in the upstream oil and gas industry. Therefore, the contracting parties of any petroleum contract always try to reduce the inevitable economic burdens of occurring adverse events arising out of risks in the course of petroleum operation by applying legal approaches such ...  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

Law Studies
Abandonment/Decommissioning under Nigerian Legal Regimes: a Comparative Analysis

Bassey Essien Kooffreh; Brian F.I. Anyatang

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 63-79


  This article in its introductory part will be devoted to conceptual clarifications of decommissioning and abandonment and (differences, if any). Part two, is the critical analysis of legislations on decommissioning in Nigeria. Part three is also a critical analysis on legal regimes and practices on decommissioning ...  Read More

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

Ali Mohammad Ghanbari; leila Soleimani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , November 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

A Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Model on the Fuels for Public Transport, with the Use of Hybrid ROC-ARAS Method

mohammad ali hatefi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 45-55


  Abstract The motivation of this paper is the way in which the alternative fuel modes for public transport are analyzed. The aim is proposing a hybrid method to select the best fuel for public transport. The buses with old and new alternative fuels are considered in this paper. Several types of fuels ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
A Fuzzy Model for Measuring Organizational Strategy Alignment: A Case Study on South Pars Projects of Iran’s Oil Industry

Seyyed Abdollah Razavi; Iman Mohamadali Tajrishi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 47-55


  For every organizational and project activity, decisions should be made to delegate necessary resources. The objective of the current paper is to assist the oil and gas managers in aligning each functional level of strategy to make decisions on resource delegation. This can be conducted by creating ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
Recognition of the Effects of Transformational Leadership on Shaping Employee Citizenship Behavior (Case Study: National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company - Tehran Region)

Hamid Alizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 51-60


  The transformational leadership is known as one of the most important and effective factors on organizational behaviors of the employee. Creation of the motivation and energy in the employees requires a leader with inspirational qualities. On the other hand, the organizational citizenship behavior is ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
Knowledge Management Pattern for Project-Based Organizations in Energy Industry: A Grounded Theory Study

Masoume Amidi; Gholamreza Hashemzadeh; Aliakbar Alizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 52-59


  Knowledge Management Pattern for Project -based organizations using Grounded Theory (case study: Energy Industry) One of the most crucial strategic challenges of organizations for achieving success and competitive advantage is related to knowledge management (KM) activities .Project based organizations(PBO) ...  Read More

Law Studies
Role Analysis of Contract Aim in INCOTERMS 2020 as Main Cause of Transfer of Risks of Petroleum and Refinery Equipment

Mohammad Reza Mansour Esfahani; Amir Abbas Bozorgmehr

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 53-60


  The international chamber of commerce (ICC) created a generally accepted set of terms named INCOTERMS 2020 which provides that the risk of the loss of or damage to the goods passes from the seller to the buyer when the seller has fulfilled his obligation to deliver the goods. However, this rule is based ...  Read More

Law Studies
Interaction of Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law and the Question of Technology Transfer in Iran’s Oil Industry

Mohsen Matour; Faysal Ameri

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 53-60


  Understanding the interplay between intellectual property (IP) rights and competition law in the context of technology transfer in the Iranian oil industry is a point this work discusses. While intellectual property rights enjoy a historical record and appropriate rules in this regard, the competition ...  Read More