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Pars Oil Company is an oil refining company with headquarters in Tehran.[1][3]

Pars Oil Company Ltd
Public limited company
Industry Oil and gas
Founded 1959; 59 years ago (1959) [1]
Headquarters Tehran , Iran
Area served
Key people

Hamid reza Khalili(CEO),

Products Petrochemicals
Services Service stations
Number of employees


History and developmentEdit

Pars Oil Company was founded in 1959 as a joint-stock company by Abdol-Ali Mirza Farmanfarmaian and some of his relatives, later adding more stock holders. It was admitted to the Tehran Stock Exchange in 1962.[1] After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, the company was ceased by the revolutionary government and passed on to the control of the Mostazafen Foundation of Islamic Revolution, a government owned umbrella group set up as part of the nationalisation efforts of the new government. In the 1990s, some of the stocks were returned to former stock holders. In 2000, Foad Rey purchased 48.7 percent of Pars Oil Company stocks.[4]


The company's main product are gasoline engine oils, diesel engine oils, automotive gear oils, industrial oils, antifreezes, brake fluids, greases and marine oils.[1][5]


Pars Oil Company has qualified for ISO 9001 from SGS Industrial Services, as well as many other health, safety, and environment certificates including ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.[1]

Export marketsEdit

Pars Oil Company started to export its products in 1994. The current export markets are India, China, some African and European countries.[1][5]

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