National Iranian South Oil Company

The National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC; Persian: شرکت ملی مناطق نفت‌خیز جنوب ایران) is a government-owned corporation under the direction of the Ministry of Petroleum of Iran, and operates as a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Company. It was established in Masjed Soleyman, 1971. Currently NISOC is Iran's biggest oil producer, and the company is active in a land area more than 400,000 km² with headquarters in Ahvaz, Iran and other nine subsidiaries. NISOC is producing about 83% of all crude oil and 16% of natural gas produced in Iran[2] and ranks as the Iran's largest oil company.[3]

National Iranian South Oil Company
State-owned enterprise
IndustryOil and gas
HeadquartersAhvaz, Iran
Key people
Bijan Allipour
ProductsOil, natural gas
OwnerNational Iranian Oil Company
Number of employees
28,000 (2012)


  1. "Key Executives For National Iranian South Oil Company". Bloomberg.
  2. "NISOC boosting oil production". IRNA. Archived from the original on 2015-11-21. Retrieved 2017-04-19.
  3. About NISOC[permanent dead link]