National Iranian South Oilfields Company, through its subsidiaries, produces crude oil, gas, and liquefied gases. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ahvaz Field (the world’s 3rd largest oil field) and in charge of onshore giant oilfields in Iran
November 4 marks the anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis. Forty-two years later, one of the hostage-takers, Ezzatollah Zarghami, has become the regime’s Minister of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism.
A visual open-data investigation examines new export tactics by Iran and how the US sanctioned-plagued nation may have managed to smuggle liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) out of the country for sale to Asia.
Twitter user @HosseiniAshanti published videos of Regime petro-slavery. #Mullahs need to stop the slavery in Iran and allow people to have free will, choice and life with dignity. All of us should strongly stand against any kind of slavery! #MullahPetroSlavery
Orbit Petrochemicals Trading LLC. specializes in trading and marketing petrochemical products in the Sultanate of Oman, and also in all Middle East and Central Asian countries. The company has established Trading Agreements with some of the countries in Europe, USA, Australia and other countries fostering a culture committed to service, quality and outstanding responsiveness to customer needs.
Senior IRGC-QF officials use proceeds from their involvement in Iranian oil exports to help fund the group’s destabilizing regional activities. OFAC’s action targets a foreign broker, Mahmood Rashid Amur Al Habsi, who has partnered with senior IRGC-QF officials and used several companies to facilitate shipments of Iranian oil to foreign customers, including buyers in East Asia
On January 14, a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker sailing under the name Captoon 2 (IMO 8817693) set off from the Romano port in Albania, bound for Tripoli in northern Lebanon. It then turned off its Automatic Identification System (AIS) and sailed on radio silence for more than a week—reappearing 10 days later off Cyprus.
According to reports Istanbul’s Chamber of Commerce lists Abdi Nasir Ali Mahamud as the sole board member of Turkey-based JJO General Trading
Several Iranian and North Korean nationals are suspected of smuggling gold and cash to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) via the United Arab Emirates, according to a recent UN report. Our additional research on the scheme revealed unnamed exchange houses tied to the Iranian nationals as well as their Dubai residence, based on Iranian and Emirati public records.
On Jun. 10, 2021 the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated a group of individuals and companies as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT). The designation is due to the group’s role in smuggling petrochemicals for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps – Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and using the proceeds to finance Houthi rebels in Yemen.
According to documents, Fixvessels Teknologi Anonim Sirketi is owned/controlled by Abdi Nasir Ali Mahamud. Abdi Nasir Ali Mahamud is involved in smuggling network that helps fund Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and the Houthis in Yemen