DUBAI Dec 7 Royal Dutch Shell will
sign three initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian
oil and gas fields, an Iranian oil ministry official said.
Shell will sign the agreements in Tehran to develop the
South Azadegan, Yadavaran oilfields and the Kish gas field, the
Iranian official said.
Total will start negotiations for new oil and gas
projects but was not signing any deals on Wednesday, the
The Wall Street Journal earlier reported that both Shell and
Total were to sign initial agreements on Wednesday.
Shell and Total declined to comment.
(Reporting by Rania El Gamal. Editing by Jane Merriman)