Iran sanctions (1 - 5 of 5 items)
Iran: State Leads an Interagency Process to Determine Whether to Impose Sanctions under Section 5(b) of the Iran Sanctions Act
GAO-14-598R: Published: May 23, 2014. Publicly Released: May 23, 2014.
Illustration of the Process for Identifying Persons Meeting Sanctions Requirements under Section 5(b) of the Iran Sanctions ActaThe four working groups include, for example, members from the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce, and the intelligence community, among others. These working groups are responsible for identifying potential violations of multiple proliferation-related sanct...
Firms Reported to Have Engaged in Activities Related to Iran's Energy and Communications Sectors While Having Had U.S. Government Contracts
GAO-13-344R: Published: Feb 25, 2013. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 2013.
Of the seven foreign firms we identified in December 2012 as having been reported to have engaged in commercial activity in Iran's energy sector at some point between June 1, 2011, and September 30, 2012, we found that one--Daelim--had U.S. government contracts. Our review of open sources did not identify any foreign firms that exported technologies to the Iranian government for monitoring, filter...
Firms Reported to Have Sold Iran Refined Petroleum Products or Engaged in Commercial Activities in Iran's Energy Sector
GAO-13-173R: Published: Dec 7, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 2012.
Our reviews of open sources published between January 1, 2009 and September 30, 2012 identified a total of 17 foreign firms that were reported to have sold refined petroleum products to Iran during that same time period. Our review of open sources published from January 2012 through September 2012 indicated that only 1 of these 17 firms--Sytrol--was reported to have sold refined petroleum products...
Actions to Enforce the Iran Sanctions Act and Implement Contractor Certification Requirement
GAO-12-316R: Published: Jan 24, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 2012.
Since the fall of 2010, State has sanctioned 13 foreign firms under the ISA2 for investments in Irans energy sector and 11 for supplying refined petroleum products.State imposed various sanctions on each firm, listed 10 in EPLS making them ineligible to receive U.S. government contracts, and was in the process of listing the remaining 3 firms in EPLS at the time of this report. To enfo...
Firms Reported in Open Sources to Have Sold Iran Refined Petroleum Products Declined Since June 30, 2010
GAO-12-321R: Published: Jan 24, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 2012.
Irans involvement in illicit nuclear activities, support for terrorism, and abuse of human rights has led the United States, as well as other nations, to impose sanctions in an attempt to curb these activities. According to the Department of State (State), the sanctions are intended to, among other things, target sectors of the Iranian economy that are relevant to Irans proliferation a...