The director of museums and the Oil Industry Documentation Center announced the operation of two other oil museums in Kerman and Khuzestan provinces by the end of this year.
According to the Petromyosium information base, Akbar Nematollahi, in the ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the opening of the Tehran Government Gate Pump Gas Museum, which was held at the museum yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, July 25, 1999), named the Government Gate Pump Gas Museum as the fourth museum of He enumerated the chain of museums of the country's oil industry and said: "Efforts are being made to put the Kerman Petroleum Museum and the first phase of the Masjed Soleiman Museum of Exploration, Drilling and Production into operation by the end of this year."
He said that so far about 25 oil industry museums have been defined and designed in all parts of the country, adding: for each oil museum in any part of the country in accordance with the conditions of the region and the ability of the oil industry in that region, a theme has been defined that these museums They are exploited with issues related to that region, for example in Masjed Soleiman as the origin of oil exploration in the Middle East, the museum of "oil exploration, drilling and production" is defined and in Abadan we are dealing with the refining of petroleum products and education.
Akbar Nematollahi called the Ministry of Oil a pioneer in establishing industrial museums in the country and said: "The first industrial museum in Abadan was put into operation with the efforts of the Ministry of Oil and I hope other organizations and industrial complexes will pay attention to this issue."
Noting that the mayor of Tehran has also made significant contributions to the Ministry of Petroleum in this regard, he said: "Dr. Hanachi has done significant research and research activities in the past with a focus on industrial heritage, and I hope that today with the help of his views, we can Make more use of it.
Negotiations to establish a large museum of the oil industry in the capital
The director of museums and oil industry documentation center announced negotiations with Tehran Municipality to establish a large museum of oil industry in Pardisan Park and said: "We hope that with the cooperation and agreement of Tehran Municipality, the construction of a large museum of oil industry in the capital will be started. In oil, it will be knocked down by the end of this year and its design work will begin.
Establishment of a museum of oil historical documents in Tehran's Mashkh Square
Akbar Nematollahi also informed about the negotiations between the two Ministries of Oil and Foreign Affairs to establish a museum of oil historical documents in our building No. 3 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tehran's Mashk Square and said: This building was built by the British in the past and belonged to the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Which includes all the events related to the nationalization of the oil industry. This building has been given to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the following periods.
He expressed hope that with the agreement signed between the Ministry of Oil and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this building will be returned to the Ministry of Oil and a large museum of oil industry documents will be created in it.
Nematollahi said: "So far, over 25 million historical documents related to the formation of the oil industry have been collected, which is expected to increase to 50 million, which can be exposed to the public in this museum and be a center for studies and research by researchers."
The Government Gate Pump Gas Museum was welcomed by tourists
The director of the museums and documentation center of the oil industry, recalling the past of the gas station museum of the government gate of Tehran, said: "This building was also given to the municipality of Tehran, which was returned to the Ministry of Oil with the help of the municipality of the 12th district." It was put into operation for half a year.
He welcomed the tourists from this historical monument and said: "The gas station museum of the gate of Tehran government has been very attractive and fresh, especially for students and the new generation. Also, because this area is a tourist area, it has been welcomed by foreign tourists." , For this reason, the program of visiting this museum was adjusted in such a way that in addition to flexibility, it should be in accordance with the conditions and situation of visitors and tourists, so in summer, this place welcomes visitors until late.
In the end, the director of the museums and documentation center of the oil industry asked the municipal officials of Tehran's 12th district to address the problems of Fiat Alley, as one of the oldest historical alleys in the capital, as soon as possible.
The Museum of Petroleum Industry Documents becomes a center of pride
In the continuation of this ceremony, the mayor of Tehran 12th district, referring to the extensive cooperation and interactions between Tehran Municipality and museums and cultural collections related to areas outside the Tehran Municipality, said: The general policy of the urban management complex and the advice of Tehran Mayor and members The cultural commission of the council is to increase and deepen this joint cooperation, because the main goal of the municipality is to serve the people and introduce the rich capacities of Tehran in cultural, historical and identity dimensions.
Ali Mohammad Saadati, stating that the heart of Tehran welcomes many of these features, noted: The presence of a wide range of industries, factories, workshops, occupations and guilds, has created significant capacities in the historical area of Tehran that their representation can be attractive today. And attract the interest of Tehran citizens to this area.