Abadan, Iran

What is Abadan, Iran known for?


year people

the governorship of ''Hajjaj'' in the Ummayad period. In the subsequent centuries, the Persian version of the name had begun to come into general use before it was adopted by official decree in 1935. Population class "wikitable" + Population ! year!! people - 1910 400 - 1956 220,000 - 1980 300,000 - 1986


Refineries

2013 p 309 In 1993, the refinery began limited operation & and the port reopened. By 1997, the refinery reached the same rate of production it was at before the war. Recently, Abandan has been the site of major labor activity as workers at the oil refineries in the city have staged walkouts and strikes to protest non-payment of wages and the political situation in the country. Recent events To honor the 100th anniversary

Products.jpg right thumb Iran's refining capacity (National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company) (2007-2013 est.) Major refineries (National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company) located at Abadan (Abadan, Iran) (site of the country's first refinery), Kermanshah, and Tehran failed to meet domestic demand for gasoline in 2009. Iran's refining industry requires $15 billion in investment over the period 2007–2012 to become self-sufficient and end imports. http

: www.payvand.com news 07 feb 1215.html Iran's oil refining industry needs dlrs 15b investment: Oil Minister . IRNA, February 17, 2007. Retrieved October 16, 2008. Pipelines move oil from the fields to the refineries (oil refinery) and to such exporting ports as Abadan, Bandar-e Mashur, and Kharg Island. Since 1997, Iran's state-owned oil and gas industry (Petroleum industry in Iran) has entered into major exploration and production agreements with Petroleum industry in Iran


record book

publisher Oxford University Press location Oxford, UK isbn 978-0-19-932226-8 ref harv * *


largest oil

. In December, when she returned to the Mediterranean for another deployment with the Sixth Fleet, she again transited the Suez Canal, repeated her former visits to middle eastern ports, and added Bahrain Island and Abadan (Abadan, Iran), Iran, to her itinerary. Volume production of Persian oil (Petroleum) products eventually started in 1913 from a refinery built at Abadan (Abadan, Iran), for its first 50 years the largest oil refinery in the world (see Abadan Refinery). In 1913, shortly before World War I, APOC managers negotiated with a new customer, Winston Churchill, who was then First Lord of the Admiralty. Churchill, as a part of a three-year expansion program, sought to modernize Britains navy by abandoning the use of coal. Furthermore, Churchill wanted to free Britain from their reliance on the Standard Oil, and Royal Dutch-Shell oil companies. In exchange for secure oil supplies for its ships, the British government injected new capital into the company and, in doing so, acquired a controlling interest in APOC. The contract that was set up between the British Government and APOC was to hold for 20 years. The British government also became a de facto hidden power behind the oil company. "From Anglo-Persian Oil to BP Amoco" August 11, 1998 BBC - Takhti Stadium (Takhti Stadium (Abadan)) (Abadan (Abadan, Iran)) 22,000 Sanat Naft (Sanat Naft (football)) - *On October 9, 1948, Piotr Pirogov and Anatoly Barsov defected by flying their Tu-2 (Tupolev Tu-2) bomber from the USSR to Linz, Austria, where they were granted asylum by the American occupational authorities (Allied-occupied Austria). Barsov returned to the USSR a year later. *In 1961, a disappointed Soviet pilot flew his Sukhoi Su-9 interceptor to Abadan (Abadan, Iran), Iran. Only very sketchy details about this incident are known even today, but the plane and the pilot were quickly picked up by officers of the Foreign Technology Division (FTD) of the United States DoD (United States Department of Defense). After being disassembled within 24 hours the Su-9 was transported to the USA, while the pilot followed shortly after. *On May 22, 1967, Lieutenant Vasily Ilych Epatko, flew his MiG-17 from East Germany where he was stationed, to West Germany and ejected in Dillingen about 20 miles northwest of Augsburg. He was granted asylum by the United States. http: news.google.com newspapers?id kLUzAAAAIBAJ&sjid kTIHAAAAIBAJ&pg 7104,4904803&dq american+defector&hl en thumb Anglo-Iranian Oil Company in Abadan (file:Abadanraffinerie.jpg) The '''Abadan Crisis''' occurred from 1951 to 1954, after Iran nationalised the Iranian assets of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (Anglo-Persian Oil Company) (AIOC) and expelled Western companies from oil refineries in the city of Abadan (Abadan, Iran) (see Abadan Refinery). *'''Iran''' **Abadan (Abadan, Iran) - Abadan Airport **Abu Musa Island - Abu Musa Airport *'''Iran''' **Abadan (Abadan, Iran) - Abadan Airport **Ahvaz - Ahvaz Airport ) is a multi-purpose stadium in Abadan (Abadan, Iran), Iran. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of Sanat Naft F.C.. The stadium holds 25,000 people.


title modern

location Cambridge, UK ref harv * *


international oil

nationalized all oil properties and refining ground to a stop on the island. Rioting broke out in Abadan, after the government had decided to nationalize the oil facilities, and 3 British workers were killed. ) is a multi-purpose stadium in Abadan (Abadan, Iran), Iran. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of Sanat Naft F.C.. The stadium holds 25,000 people.


amp record

publisher Oxford University Press location Oxford, UK isbn 978-0-19-932226-8 ref harv * *


rich oil

deadly chemical weapons. It was not until the 20th century that rich oil fields were discovered in the area. On 16 July 1909, after secret negotiation with the British consul, Percy Cox assisted by Arnold Wilson, Sheik Khaz'al (Khaz'al al-Ka'bi) agreed to a rental agreement for the island including Abadan. ref


architectural trademark

Abadan Airport Abadan (Abadan, Iran), Iran - thumb right Domes like this are quite common in Khuzestan province. The shape is an architectural trademark of craftsmen of this province. Daniel (Image:Emamzadeh-hamzeh.jpg)'s shrine, located in Khuzestan, has such a shape. The shrine pictured here, belongs to Imamzadeh Hamzeh, located between Mahshahr and Hendijan. '''Khuzestan Province''' ( , ''Ostān-e Khūzestān'' is one of the 31 provinces of Iran


hard fighting

of Industrial Design on two occasions. One of the primary reasons for initiating the campaign in Mesopotamia was to defend the oil refinery at Abadan (Abadan, Iran) at the mouth of the Shatt al-Arab. Adopting a forward defence policy, the British army under General Townshend (Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend) fought off a series of small Ottoman forces. Then after a year of a string of defeats, the Ottoman forces were able to halt the British advance in two days of hard fighting

Abadan, Iran

'''Abadan''' ( near the Iraqi-Iran border.'''

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