Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • Almost 40% of Middle East’s gas consumption take place in Iran.
    06/24/2018
    Iran is burning off record amounts of natural gas, which is way higher than the global average, the deputy for gas distribution at the National Iranian Gas Company said. "While the average global...
  • SP Phase 14 Drilling to End  by March 2019
    06/24/2018
    Drilling operations of 22 wells in Phase 14 of South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf are slated to be completed by the end of the current fiscal year (March 20, 2019), the managing director of...
  • Weak Diplomacy Impedes Gas Export Development
    06/17/2018
    Weak diplomatic relations with India and Pakistan have prevented Iran from becoming a natural gas exporter, an energy expert said. According to Ibrahim Allahmoradi, sticking to a passive diplomacy...
  • Gas Transfer Capacity in South Pars Increases
    06/17/2018
    Pipelines connecting offshore platforms of the South Pars Gas Field's phases 6-8 in the Persian Gulf to the offshore refineries of phases 4-5 have gone on stream, adding 3 million cubic meters to...
  • Armenia is due to receive up to 600,000 cubic meters more gas from the current level of 1 mcm per day.
    06/13/2018
    Armenia is looking to increase natural gas imports from Iran based on an agreement that would allow the neighboring state to receive up to 600,000 cubic meters more gas from the current level of 1...
  • IGAT-6 includes establishment of over 600 kilometers of 56-inch diameter pipeline.
    06/11/2018
    The Sixth Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT-6)–a major component of the national gas grid–will go on stream by the end of the current fiscal that ends in March 2019, the CEO of Iranian Gas Engineering and...
  • Kish Gas Field Drilling Project to End in Winter
    06/10/2018
    Drilling operations at Kish Gas Field, the Persian Gulf’s second largest gas field after South Pars, will be completed in winter (ending March 20, 2019), the deputy chief of the National Iranian...
  • 3 SP Platforms to Be Installed by Sept. 22
    06/02/2018
    Three new platforms of the South Pars Gas Field's phases 13, 14 and 22-24 in the Persian Gulf will be installed by summer end (Sept. 22), Pars Oil and Gas Company's director for project planning...
  • GECF is an intergovernmental organization of 12 natural gas producers.
    06/02/2018
    Gas Exporting Countries Forum, an industry group representing gas sellers, will support its members against US sanctions as the restrictions have no economic basis, GECF’s secretary-general said on...
  • Deadline for Total to Get  US Sanctions Exemption
    05/31/2018
    Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Wednesday French oil major Total has two months to seek exemption from US sanctions after Washington’s withdrawal from the international nuclear...
  • Gas Sweetening Facility Launched in Iran's South Pars
    05/29/2018
    The first onshore gas sweetening train of phases 22-24 of the giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf has come on stream, the director of the phases said on Sunday. “The facility currently...
  • The steady gas supply to neighboring states has caused international markets to trust Iran.
    05/28/2018
    Natural gas exports experienced a 60% hike during the fiscal 2017-18 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, the National Iranian Gas Company's director for international...
  • PSEEZ Condensate  Exports Up 149%
    05/28/2018
    Iran's gas condensate exports from the giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf witnessed a considerable hike in terms of volume and value in the second Iranian month (ended May 21), the head...
  • 1st Platform of Iran's South Pars Phase 22 Installed
    05/27/2018
    In line with plans to boost gas output from South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf, the first offshore platform of the field's Phase 22 was successfully installed late on Friday. According to...
  • Gas Export to Baghdad Will Reach 14 mcm/d Next Month
    05/14/2018
    Iran is set to double natural gas exports to the Iraqi capital Baghdad in June, as part of a plan formulated between the two sides last year, a senior energy official said. "As per the agreement,...
  • Tehran to Continue Turkmen Gas Swap
    05/14/2018
    Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Sunday Iran will continue to swap Turkmenistan's gas with...
  • The development plans of South Pars Phase 2 will be put out to tender in the near future.
    05/13/2018
    The venture to develop South Pars Gas Field's Phase 2 in the Persian Gulf has gained traction, as its feasibility studies have been completed by an unnamed French company, the chief executive...
  • The under-construction Peace Pipeline is aimed at delivering natural gas from Iran to Pakistan.
    05/07/2018
    Transferring Turkmenistan's gas to Pakistan via Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, aka Peace Pipeline, will benefit both neighboring states, the National Iranian Gas Company's managing director said. "...
  • Oman signed an agreement in 2013 to take in 28 mcm/d of Iran's gas for 15 years.
    05/01/2018
    The head of National Iranian Gas Exports Company said US President Donald Trump's hawkish remarks on not renewing sanctions' relief against the country are unlikely to shackle Iran-Oman gas...
  • Iran Ready to Transfer Turkmen Gas to Pakistan
    04/30/2018
    Iran is ready to cooperate in transferring Turkmenistan's gas to Pakistan via the Iran-Pakistan pipeline, the head of National Iranian Gas Company said. "We can conduct the swap in a short time at...
  • Iran's current natural gas output stands at 230 billion cubic meters per annum.
    04/26/2018
    The state-run National Iranian Gas Company is determined to expand its presence in the world market and advance Iran's gas exports, the managing director of NIGC said on Tuesday. Outlining his...
  • Iraq Settles Gas Dues
    04/25/2018
    Iraq has paid all its dues related to natural gas imports, the head of National Iranian Gas Company said. "NIGC is ready to supply Rumaila Gas Power Plant in Basr, as soon as Iraqi officials...
  • South Pars Phase 14 platform
    04/24/2018
    The first offshore platform of South Pars Gas Field's Phase 14 in the Persian Gulf will come on stream by late May, the director of the phase said on Sunday. "The drilling of seven wells at...
  • Total Floats  SP Phase  11 Tenders Worth $860m
    04/11/2018
    The French oil and gas giant Total, as the main contractor for the development of South Pars Phase 11, has held tenders worth $860 million since last summer, the director of Pars Oil and Gas...
  • With a population of 80 million, Iran burns more than 140 billion cubic meters of gas annually.
    04/08/2018
    A senior energy official warned against injudicious gas consumption in Iran, calling on both private and public sectors to adopt more efficient patterns. Saeed Momeni, the National Iranian Gas...

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