An oil company in Iran said it signed an agreement with oilfield services company Schlumberger, which joins a growing list of companies establishing a footprint in post-sanctions Iran. File photo by Maryam Rahmanian/UPI TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (UPI) — A new arrangement with oilfield services company Schlumberger is a source of optimism for post-sanctions Iran, a managing director said from Tehran. Schlumberger signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Iranian Oil Co. for work on oil fields straddling the western Iranian border with Iraq. Bijan Alipour, the managing director of the NIOC, said the company, the largest of its kind if the world, has a legacy in Iran dating back to before the Islamic Revolution in 1979. “I am optimistic with future cooperation between the two companies,” he was quoted by the Iranian Oil Ministry’s news website SHANA as saying. The Iranian government said Schlumberger could play a role […]