Iran's NIOEC gets new chief

Aug. 27, 2007 at 2:22 PM
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TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Co. has a new chief, Iranian media reported Monday.

Asghar Salehi replaced Alireza Baba'i as managing director of the company, the Mehr news agency reported. The appointment was made by Mohammad Reza Ne'matzadeh, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Co.

The news agency said Salehi has a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Southern California and experience in the oil sector.

The company provides services such as the construction of oil refinery systems and installation of oil and gas pipelines.

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