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Iran's IGAT-6 Helps Domestic Gas Supply and Boosts Exports

IGAT is a series of nine large diameter pipelines built to supply gas from refineries in the south (Khuzestan and Bushehr provinces)
IGAT-6 Helps Domestic Gas Supply and Boosts ExportsIGAT-6 Helps Domestic Gas Supply and Boosts Exports

The Sixth Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT-6)–a major element of the national gas grid – is to be inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani soon, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company said on Wednesday.
"The project will help stabilize domestic natural gas supply in western regions and boost exports to Iraq," Hassan Montazer-Torbati was quoted as saying by the Oil Ministry news portal.
The 600 kilometer pipeline was built by domestic contractors under a build-operate-transfer contract, the NIOGC said. IGAT-6 has raised gas supply by 50-60 mcm per day.

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