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Amona Group

Malaysia

Date: June 2008 - Unclear

Deal: According to the Tehran Times, the managing director of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company announced in June 2009 that Amona Company, China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) and the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) would be jointly developing Iran's Resalat oil field (Tehran Times, June 29, 2009). According to Fars News Agency, the deal follows $1.5 billion contract signed in June 2008 between Iran and Amona for the development of the Resalat oil field (Fars News Agency (Iran), June 16, 2008). According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the project is expected to be completed in September 2011 (GAO Report, March 23, 2010).

U.S. Business Ties: According to USASpending.gov, Amona Group has not received any funding from the U.S. government (USASpending.gov, accessed June 15, 2010).

Last Updated: July 17,. 2013