TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (Mehr News Agency
) -- Recent research by
geologists shows that north, northeast, and northwest of Iran hold bountiful
deposits of oil and gas.
Iranian geologists have carried out a research in Gorgan, the capital of
Golestan Province, that reveals the region has been very active in the first era
of geology, said Mohammad Qavidel, a top Iranian geologist.
Microfossil studies prove that Gorgan region was nestled in a vast ocean in
the middle of the first geological era, he said, adding numerous creatures in
the ocean have caused huge oil and gas reserves to come into existence in
Gorgan, Caspian Sea region, and even northwestern Iran.
Naming northern Iran as strategic, he said preliminary investigations in
these parts attest to existence of huge hydrocarbon
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