Representatives from some of Britain’s biggest energy companies touched down in Tehran this week to become just latest in a long line of European energy executives seeking out the opportunities that could be on offer once sanctions on the Iranian oil and gas sector are lifted.

After years of struggling under the weight of layer upon layer of crushing economic sanctions, Iran is looking to take full advantage of the economic opportunities that last month’s historic nuclear deal with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany could bring. (CONTINUED - 952 WORDS)