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Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC)

Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) was established in 1994 aiming at supervising the engineering and development of projects by planning, engineering, constructing, and implementing giant oil and gas projects at National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC). PEDEC, as the development arm of NIOC, studies and operates development projects to explore, extract, and produce crude oil, natural gas, and other solid and liquid hydrocarbors (save for coal) to meet NIOC’s requirements, improve upstream technology, and make the most of local sources in implementation of projects. Presently, PEDEC enjoys about 500 well-experienced technicians and capable managers.

To implement a large number of onshore and offshore projects, PEDEC is working with many engineering and contracting companies both within and outside the country’s borders. The company, thereby, provides a platform for the transfer of technology in oil and gas related projects and ushers in an era of technology self-sufficiency in Iran.


To become a fully-nurtured, self-sufficient, and self-contained oil and gas technology company within NIOC


To carry out development projects in line with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s values, the Company shall ensure the followings:

  • Riskless and safe implementation of projects
  • Following national requirements
  • On time implementation of projects
  • Implementation of projects within allocated budget
  • Maintaining the quality and ecological balances in projects’ implementation using appropriate methods
  • Close examination of project implementation to prevent depletion and preserve natural resources for posterity
  • Choosing the best method to meet logical requirements, projects’ implementation
  • Adopting appropriate approaches to implement projects following national and international standards
  • Passion for excellence
  • Quality cultivation as a way of life and high standards of work culture
  • Innovation with value addition is an essential element to progress
  • Cultivation of high standards of creativity for achieving progress and advancement
  • Promotion of integrity and trust as a major principle to success
  • Boosting harmonious and productive working ties with various contractors so that the projects are coordinated in a most cost-efficient and timely manner.
Organization Chart

National Iranian Oil Company’s (NIOC) Board of Directors, as the General Assembly of shareholders, approves annual budget and fiscal financial statements.

Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) consists of a head, a managing director, three to five main members, and two alternate members.

Inspectors: Managing Director chooses one main and one alternate inspector.

The Board Responsibilities

Fulfilling General Assembly’s decisions, providing the budget bills and credits, presenting the company’s policy and the Board’s report, providing annual balance sheet, making appropriate decisions about deals, contracts, plans, projects, and obtain credits and mortgage when approved by General Assembly.
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