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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

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

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

Ali Yousefi; Naser Bagherimoghadam; Mahdi Sahafzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 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

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

Energy Management and Engineering
Design a Structured Financing Instrument in Iran’s Downstream Sector of the Oil and Gas Industry

Hamid Hosseinzadeh Gohari; Mhamad Hashem Botshekan; Moslem Peymani Foroushani; Mohamad Javad Mohagheghnia

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 53-79


  One of the most critical bottlenecks in the country’s oil industry is the lack of sufficient liquidity and a suitable and codified method for financing projects in the downstream sector of Iran’s oil and gas industry. These projects include the construction of oil and gas refineries and petrochemical ...  Read More

Law Studies
Legal Aspects of Technology Transfer Through Foreign Investment in Oil and Gas Industry

Mostafa Elsan; Mehdi YousefiChehreghani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 55-65


  Foreign investment contracts are one of the major ways to absorb the technology in oil and gas industry. Studies show that governments and investing companies prefer to gain more profit and control economic resources and political influence by investing financially and technically in developing countries ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
Identifying Decision-Making Styles and Components of Succession Planning Capabilities and Examine their Relationship

Khashayar Pourmohammadshahini; Mokhtar Ranjbar

Volume 3, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 55-62


  This research identifies decision-making styles and components of succession planning and examines their relationship.The statistical population (190 people) in the present survey research consists of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) Organization managers who were assessed using the Census Method. ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
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 , October 2020, , Pages 61-75


  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

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
The Impact of Oil Price Movements on Bank Nonperforming Loans (NPLs): The Case of Iran

Ameneh Nadalizadeh; Kambiz Kiani; Shamseddin Hoseini; Kambiz Peykarjou

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 63-78


  It is generally believed that macroeconomic and financial performance in oil exporting countries is interlinked to oil price movements. Regarding that assumption, the present study aims to examine the impact of oil price movements on bank nonperforming loans (NPLs) ,as a criterion for evaluation of bank ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
Identify and Prioritize the Individual Value System and Decision-Making Styles and Examine their Relationship Case Study: Managers of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ)

Khashayar Pourmohammadshahini; Mokhtar Ranjbar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 63-79


  The present research seeks to assess the relationship between the Individual value system and decision-making styles. The statistical population (190 people) consists of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) Organization managers who were assessed using the Census Method. The Myers and Myers cognitive ...  Read More

Law Studies
Legal Investigation of Concession Agreements for Operation of Iranian Oil Companies

Hamidreza Afshari; Abbas Kazemi Najafabadi; Ali Emami Meibodi; Nooshin Jabbari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 63-79


  Iran's Ministry of Petroleum due to empowerment of Iranian companies for executing local mega projects, regional and international markets penetration and upgrading national technology in petroleum upstream industry, predicted a competent Iranian partner called Exploration and Production (E&P) companies, ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
Strategic Management Environmental Pattern in National Iranian Oil Company

Seyyed Abdollah Razavi; Iman Mohammadali Tajrishi; Mohammad Hossein Mahdavi Adeli

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 73-84


  Purpose and necessity of research: The main issue of this research emerged when a considerable amount of strategy formulation in various petroleum companies in Iran was considered, where documents followed the classical patterns such as the David model of strategy formulation in the prescriptive–consecutive ...  Read More

Energy Management and Engineering
Identification and Ranking of the Most Suitable Virtual Currencies for Selling Crude Oil Under Sanctions

Sina Sarvi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 75-93


  By intensifying sanctions against Islamic Republic of Iran, identification and development of mechanisms to sell crude oil has gained attention among most experts and oil industry activists. Limitations for financial transactions and settlements are one of the fundamental challenges in international ...  Read More

Oil and Gas Economics and Management
The Regional Security Complex of Moqavemah (Resistance) and Iran’s strategy to ensure Oil Security

Jalil Dara; Azam Moghadas; Mohammad Lalalizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 81-93


  Any definition of national interests and the means of securing and protecting them by governments will have their own practical and strategic requirements on domestic and foreign policy. In the meantime, security has always been defined as one of the vital needs and goals of countries and has been pursued ...  Read More

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