Iraq to Import More Iran Gas

Besides importing electricity from Iran, Iraq’s power plants also depend on Iranian natural gas. A shortage last summer fueled unrest in some southern provinces
Iraq to Import More Iran Gas Iraq to Import More Iran Gas

Iraq’s gas imports from Iran will rise to 35 million cubic meters per day in June from 28 mcm, a spokesman for the  Iraqi Ministry of Electricity said Tuesday.
"This is expected to raise the power generated with Iranian gas imports to 4,700 megawatts," Musab al-Mudaris was quoted as saying by ISNA.
Iraq has no choice but to continue importing gas from Iran, he said.
"Stopping imports (from Iran) would deprive our electricity network of 4,000 megawatts per day." 
Highlighting his country's reliance on Iran gas imports to feed the power grid, he noted, “So far we have no alternative to Iranian gas."


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