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On August 25, 2010, WorleyParsons announced that "with regard to projects in Iran the company has decided not to accept any further contract awards. It will complete existing contracts, subject to ensuring it does not breach any sanctions" (WorleyParsons Media Release, August 25, 2010).

Date: 2006

Deal: According to the British firm Alcedo Consulting's company website, Ranhill Worley -- a joint venture of Ranhill Berhad and WorleyParson subsidiary Worley Engineering -- served as a contractor for the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and the Petroiran Development Company (PEDCO). Ranhill Worley worked on a project at the Salman Offshore Facility in Iran (">Alcedo Consulting).

Date: May 2007 – Completion

Deal: According to the Tehran Raymand company website, Iran's Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) and Oil Industries Engineering and Construction (OIEC) awarded WorleyParsons a contract to conduct the basic engineering and Front-end Engineering and Design (FEED) for the onshore gas facilities at South Pars phases 17 and 18. On the project, WorleyParsons is responsible for identifying and coordinating the deliverables between the various consultants (Tehran Raymand Company Website, accessed July 8, 2010).

Date: February 2008 - Completion

Deal: According to an Asian news publication, Ranhill WorleyParsons won a $17 million "engineering contract for the South Pars gas development project in the Persian Gulf." of Ranhill WorleyParsons' CEO, Roni Adrian, said "the contract is for detailed engineering for wellhead drilling platform and gas processing facilities that will allow a gas production of two billion cubic feet per day" (New Straits Times, February 25, 2008).

Date: March 2008 – Completion

Deal: According to Platts, Pars International Development & Engineering Co. (PIDECO) and WorleyParsons signed a contract for one of the natural gas liquefaction phases of a $1.1 billion deal with the Iran LNG Company. The project is slated to become operational in January 2011 (Platts, March 22, 2008).

According to Energy Business Review, PIDECO and Worley Parsons were awarded a contract to construct "the liquefaction units at the center of the twin-train 10.5 million tons per year Iran LNG export scheme" (Energy Business Review, May 12, 2009).

Date: April 2008 – 2010

Deal: According to the Middle East Economic Digest, Iran Offshore Engineering & Construction (IOEC) awarded a sub-contract to WorleyParsons to design parts of the platforms on phase 12 of the South Pars gas field (Middle East Economic Digest, April 22, 2008). According to a company presentation, WorleyParsons completed its contract for phase 12 in 2010. The company provided detailed design and procurement support and installed topsides lifting (Ranhill WorleyParsons General Presentation, accessed July 9, 2014).

Date: February 2010 – Completion

Deal: According to Upstream, in February 2010, "WorleyParsons teamed up with Linde of Germany to carry out a FEED for China National Offshore Oil Corporation's (CNOOC's) planned liquefied natural gas plant at the North Pars gas project" (Upstream, May 9, 2010).

Date: May 2010 – Completion

Deal: According to Upstream, in May 2010 WorleyParsons "signed an agreement with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to review a front-end engineering and design job left behind by departing French giant Total for Iran's South Pars (SP) Phase 11 gas project." The project is expected to last three months (Upstream, May 9, 2010).

U.S. Business Ties: WorleyParsons has several offices in the United States, which manage its operations across the country, according to the company's website (WorleyParsons Website, accessed July 9, 2010).

EEC WorleyParsons LLC of California has received over $16 million in contracts from the Agency for International Development between 2011 and 2014 according to (, accessed July 9, 2014).

Last Updated: August 20, 2014