Pars Special Economic Energy Zone
P.O. Box: 75391 - 154,Pars Special Economic Energy Zone Org.,Assaluyeh, Boushehr Province,
Tel: +987727 37 63 30
Fax: +987727 37 63 18
Web site: http://pseez.ir
Pars Special Economic Energy Zone
PSEEZ is located adjacent to Assaluyeh, a village on the Persian Gulf, 280 Km southeast of Bushehr, 570 Km northwest of Bandar Abbas, and a 100 Km away from the offshore southern Pars Gas Fields in the Persian Gulf.
Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) was established in 1998 for the utilization of South Pars oil and gas resources and encouraging commercial activities in the field of oil, gas and petrochemical industries.
Facilitating for the on-time execution of various oil and gas projects, providing the appropriate foundation to attract local and foreign partnership with the aim of developing oil, gas and petrochemical industries as well as inter-related and downstream industries, creating local job opportunities and attracting skilled and semi-skilled workforce from neighboring provinces with regards to its positive effects on economic prosperity in the provinces of Bushehr, Fars and Hormozgan.
This zone is located the Persian Gulf coast and 300 Km. East of Port of Bushehr and 570 Km. West of the Port of Bandar Abbas and approximately 100 Km. away from the South Pars Gas Field (Continuation of the Qatar’s Northern Dome).
Macro Grouping of Facilities and Services
• Central administrative and support: Central Local office, Industrial affairs, Infrastructural services, Customs. Employment office, Social Welfare office, Visa, …
• Office and service centers: Banks head office, Post office, Police station, Driving & Vehicle licensing office, Property registrar office, …
• Sports and recreational centers: Multi-Purpose gymnasium, enclosed swimming pools, Open grounds sports, Water sports, sailors club, …
• Hygiene and medical centers: First aids emergency services, Polyclinic, General Hospital for daily operations, Drugstore, …
• Technical and vocational training centers: Special oil, Gas & Petrochemical institute, Research center, Applied university faculty, Library & Documents center, …
• Religion, arts and cultural centers: Multi-Functional assembly halls, Exposition hall, chapel (Praying house) , …
• Fair and commercial centers: Central & Specialty fair complex, Trade center & Stock exchange, Satellite information center …
• Residential / Guest house center: Guest House, First & Second class & International hotels, Hotel apartment, …
• Welfare center: Restaurants, Central kitchen, Coffee shop, supermarket, Bakery, Sanitary services, …
• Technical services: Consulting engineering & Contracting services, support & procurement affairs, Transportation companies , …
• Landscaping and parks: Public parks, Coastal & Roadside green spaces, Forestation, Plant nursery, Environmental Protection, …
• Transport : Terminals, Car parks, Coastal & Roadside green spaces, Forestation, Plant nursery, Environmental protection, …
• Infrastructural facilities: Port complex, Power plant, Electrical main & sub station, Desalination plant, Water & Fuel tanks, Gas station, Telecommunications, Sewage treatment plant, …
• Mobilization workshop: Consultants & Contractors camps, construction period sites, Construction period warehouses, Construction period workshop, Construction material depots, …
• Warehousing: Transit and industrial warehouses (Enclosed, Covered, Open) for bulks & Pallets, Liquids tanks, Cold storage, …
• Urban furniture: Propylaeum, Street lights, Traffic & Advertising signs, Telephone kiosks, Transport stations, Site beautification, …
Employed population & Workforce utilization
For the 10,000 hectares of developmental lands (6000 hectares industrial lands), based on an average of 5 industrially employed persons )oil & gas industries, petrochemical downstream, semi-heavy and mixed industries), there shall be 30,000 industrially employed persons, and the same of employed in related services are forecasted at the project (total 60,000 persons inside the zone during the development period).
• All employed issues shall be according to the client-laborer contracts.
• Laborer regulations at zone are based on “ILO” recommendations.
Legal Facilities for Investments
• Transit and export of goods through governing by special economic zones
• Duties exemption for all Manufacturing and Industrial Investments
• Foreign investment and ownership (except for the land) up to 100 percent
• Exemption from any customs duties and tariff for importing raw materials, machinery and spare parts
• Importing the goods produced in the zone to the main land equal to the amount of its generated added value
• Sale and lease-Purchase of land to domestic investors and lease only to foreign investors
• Easy issuance of entry visa for foreigners
• Full guarantee of the foreign investment and is profits
• Full freedom of entry and exit of capital
• Allocation from the Oil Stabilization Fund
• Banking regulations at zone conform to international standard.
• Banking transactions with the main land shall be in either Rial or foreign currency of choice and overseas transactions will be in the respected foreign currency.
• Foreign currencies shall not be controlled and the exchange of Rial to any foreign currency is permitted.
The Zone Potential Investors
• Major oil, gas and petrochemical companies
• Major financial Institutions (including banks and investment companies)
• Service related companies (including the drilling and exploration equipment manufacturers)
• Academic and educational institutions especially technician and vocational training
• Non-Oil and gas companies engaged in the downstream and mixed industries
• Service sector including banks, insurance companies, warehousing, and transport companies, etc.
Bushehr Province at a glance
Bushehr province with an area of 27653 Sq. Km. is located in the south of Iran on the northern coastline of the Persian Gulf. It is bordered from the north by Khuzestan and Kohgiloyeh – va – Boyerahmad province, on the east by Fars province, on the southeast by Hormozgan province, and on the south and the west by the Persian Gulf.
A census in 1996 registered the population of the province at 743,675 people. Almost all the population of the province speak Farsi with local accents. Some inhabitants at Shif, Kangan and Assaluyeh also speak Arabic.
The resistance of the people of the province especially Tangestan brave fighters against foreign invading forces, as a part of the contemporary history has left lasting memories.
Bushehr province with more than 600 Km border with the Persian Gulf, consists of 9 township and 22 cities, which its townships are Bushehr (province’s center), Dashhtestan, Dashti, Tangestan, Genaveh, Kangan, Dayer,Daylam, Jam and Riz.
South Pars Gas Field
South Pars Gas field is the biggest independent gas reserve in the world which is shared by Iran and Qatar. The field is 105 kilometers away from the Pars Special Economic Energy Zone. The reservoir measures 9,700 square kilometers in total with 3,700 square kilometers owned by Iran. According to latest figures, the field contains more than 14 trillion cubic meters of natural world’s gas reserves and about 48 percent of Iran’s confirmed reserves.
With regards to the vast area of this gas field, its development in various phases with the aim of supplying the increasing demand for the natural gas required for the country’s domestic consumption, injection into the oil fields, exporting gas and condensates. Supplying gas as feedstock for the petrochemical industry is on the agenda of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).
The field is already being developed in various phases; so far 14 gas processing plants have been formulated. With regards to the reservoir’s capacity, the development phases can increase to 28 phases or even more to further development, plus 15 huge petrochemical Complexes and a wide range of downstream petrochemical industries, different related industries, semi-heavy industries, marine industries and a substantial amount of service related facilities are predicted in this zone.
Area and Boundaries
The zone is bounded on the north by the Zagros mountain range, on the south by the Persian Gulf, on the west by the village of Shirino and on the east by the village of Chah Mobarak.
The total area is approximately 14,000 hectars and having deducted the alluvial lands and environmentally protected territories; there will remain about 10,000 hectares of developmental lands.
The Nayband Bay is one of the most unique area in the south of Iran for the habitat and breeding of marine life as well as mangrove trees.
Furthermore, the lands on the south of the Gavbandi River and south-east of the Zone are declared as Preserved Lands by the Environmental Protection Organization of Iran.
• 27 Degree latitude and 52 degree longitude.
• Air temperature of between 5 to 50 degrees centigrade.
• Relative humidity of 59 to 88 percent.
• Mean annual rainfall of 80 mm.
• The natural slope of the land is from 0.1% (On the coastline) to 8% (on the mountain foot).
• Ground water table of – 1.0 to – 10.0 m.
• Average and scattered vegetation with some densely covered Palm and Mangrove trees.
• Predominant wind due to the particular local topography is from northwest to southeast