Amona

Conglomerate, Energy
Malaysia

As of July 1, 2020, AMONA is listed as an entity “determined, based on credible information available to the public, to be engaged in prohibited activities in Iran pursuant to P.L. 2012, c.25 (“Chapter 25”).  

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As of June 8, 2020, AMONA is listed on the Pennsylvania Department of General Services Iran Free Procurement List. Entities included on this list are ineligible to enter into a contract with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for goods and services worth at least $1,000,000 per sections 3501-3506 of the Commonwealth Procurement Code, 62 Pa. C.S. §§ 3501-3506.  

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As of April 15, 2020, AMONA is included as an entity determined to be non-responsive bidders/offerers pursuant to The New York State Iran Divestment Act of 2012. 

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As of April 15, 2020, AMONA is included on the Tennessee list of persons it determines engage in investment activities in Iran, as described in § 12-12-105. 

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In 2019, the U.S. state of Mississippi, New Jersey, and New York,  listed Amona on their state lists of Companies Doing Business with the Iranian Petroleum/Natural Gas, Nuclear and Military Sectors, rendering Amona ineligible for investment and/or state contracting.  

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In 2018 and 2019 Tennessee used the New York list of “Entities determined to be non-responsive bidders/offerers pursuant to the New York State Iran Divestment Act of 2012.” Amona was included on this list in 2018. Tennessee states "Inclusion on this list would make a person ineligible to contract with the state of Tennessee, if a person ceases its engagement in investment activities in Iran, it may be removed from the list."

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In 2017, the U.S. state of Mississippi, New Jersey, and New York,  listed Amona on their state lists of Companies Doing Business with the Iranian Petroleum/Natural Gas, Nuclear and Military Sectors, rendering Amona ineligible for investment and/or state contracting.  

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Amona is currently working on a project involving the rehabilitation of the Resalat oil field in Iran's Lavan area. Amona will drill 30 wells and build a processing plant, to increase output to 47,000 bbl/d. The project is scheduled for completion in September 2011 and is valued at $1.53 billion (GAO Report 2010, Firms Reported in Open Sources as Having Commercial Activity in Iran’s Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Sectors).

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On their company website, the Amona Group lists a current project they are undertaking in contruction and planning of an apartment complex in Iran. "The Amona Group has also ventured oversea and has secured major residential housing projects with the Governments of Libya and Iran. The total Gross Development Value of the company’s projects in hand are estimated at RM10 billion." (Company Website)

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"Amona Group of companies, a Malaysian company, will today sign two preliminary agreements to build two townships in Iran, he said, as builders look to Iran for construction and development businesses" (Bloomberg, "Iran President meets Malaysian Leader to boost ties," 3/1/2006)