Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • Gas Supply to Power Plants Increases
    Gas supply to power plants has increased by 6 billion cubic meters since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2021) compared to the same period of last year, the National Iranian...
  • Tehran-Asghgabat Gas Swap Deal Operational
    The natural gas swap deal between Iran and Turkmenistan has become operational. Iran’s Oil Ministry has announced that the gas swap agreement for up to 2 billion cubic meters per year took effect...
  • Natural Gas Transfer Capacity Up 11%
    Natural gas transfer capacity has increased by 100 million cubic meters a day in the last two months, managing director of Iranian Gas Transmission Company said. “The gas network has the capacity...
  • Iran, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan Finalize Natural Gas Swap Deal
    Iran, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have concluded a natural gas swap agreement for up to 2 billion cubic meters per year, which will take effect on Dec. 22. According to Oil Minister Javad Owji,...
  • Spike in Natural Gas Tariffs
    The Oil Ministry’s proposal to hike natural gas tariffs in the household sector has been ratified by the Cabinet, based on which the vital commodity’ price will rise on average by 40%, a spokesman...
  • Domestic Gas Consumption Hits Record High at Weekend
    With the decline in temperature across Iran in the past few days, gas consumption in households has set a record high at the weekend, the oil minister said. “Domestic gas consumption surpassed 540...
  • Natural Gas Indispensable to Lower Carbon Energy in Future
    A transition to renewables is underway across the world to address climate change and natural gas as an indispensable part of the global energy mix, as it can play a key role to help the world...
  • NIGC to Impose Surcharge on Heavy Consumers of Household Natural Gas
    The National Iranian Gas Company has no plans to hike natural gas tariffs, but heavy consumers in the household sector will be imposed a surcharge as of Nov. 22, the oil minister said. “Heavy...
  • NIGC Mulls Gas Tariff Increase
    Natural gas price hike in the household sector by 150% can help reduce demand by at least 10%, the head of Research and Development Department in the National Iranian Gas Company said. "Per capita...
  • Gas Consumption Increases
    Daily gas consumption between Sept. 23 and Oct. 7 (the first two weeks of fall) increased by 30 million cubic meters compared with the same period of last year, the National Iranian Gas Company’s...
  • $22 Billion of Investments Needed to Maintain Gas Output
    Iran needs to make up for pressure reduction in its gas fields and prevent a decline in gas output, for which investments worth $22 billion are required in the next eight years, the oil minister...
  • Natural Gas Network Expansion Continues
    Natural gas pipe-laying operations are underway nationwide to connect far-flung small towns to the national grid, managing director of the state-owned National Iranian Gas Company said. “Gas...
  • NIGC Keen on Renewing Gas Export Contract With Iraq
    The National Iranian Gas Company is ready to renew its gas export contract with Iraq.                                                                         Majid Chegeni, the managing director...
  • Iran Gas Use, Exports Surveyed
    The state-run National Iranian Gas Company has injected close to 126 billion cubic meters of gas into the Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT) since the beginning of the current fiscal year (March 2021-22),...
  • Ilam Gas Refinery’s Sulfur Output Rises by 25% in Five Months
    The sulfur output of Ilam Gas Refining Company in Ilam Province has grown by 25% in the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22) compared with the same period of last year,...
  • NIGC Prepares Winter Gas Strategy
    The National Iranian Gas Company has carried out overhaul operations on 10 gas refineries since March, the head of production department at the state-run NIGC said. “Of the total 16 gas refining...
  • Natural Gas Exports to Iraq on Downward Slope: NIGC
    The National Iranian Gas Company has reduced natural gas exports to Iraq by 15% in the last two weeks, the head of NIGC’s Dispatching Department said. “The reduction in gas exports has nothing to...
  • Nat’l Gas Supply Exceeds 95%
    The National Iranian Gas Company supplies natural gas to over 95% of the country's population, the managing director of NIGC said. “So far, about 35,000 villages and 1,173 cities have been linked...
  • NIGC Indigenization of Equipment on Fast Track
    National Iranian Gas Company, a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company, has invested $4 billion to fast track the indigenization of 29 vital equipment in collaboration with domestic...
  • Kurdestan Province’s Rural Gas Supply Near Completion
    All urban population and 96% of rural regions in Kurdestan Province are linked to the natural gas grid, managing director of the provincial gas company said. “With the completion of gas supply...
  • SP Gas Complex Condensate Output Up 5%
    South Pars Gas Complex produced 251 million barrels of gas condensates in 2020, managing director of the major gas complex said. "Output showed 5% or 9 million-barrel growth compared with the...
  • 98% of Tehran Province Linked to Gas Network
    More than 98% of the population in Tehran Province have access to natural gas, managing director of the provincial gas company said. “In the last Iranian year [March 2020-21], Tehran Gas Company...
  • Mahshahr-Shadegan Gas Pipeline Operational
    Pipe-laying work to transfer natural gas from Mahshahr Petrochemical Special Economic Zone (Petzone) in Khuzestan Province to Shadegan County in the same region has been completed, managing...
  • Bid Boland Gas Refinery Implements Environment-Friendly Initiatives
    Bid Boland Gas Refinery in southern Khuzestan Province is taking the lead in promoting environment-friendly practices to treat and reuse wastewater, the managing director of the refinery said. “We...
  • Over 95% of Iran’s Population Covered by Gas Supply Network
    More than 95% of Iran’s population are linked to the gas supply network, the oil minister said. Addressing a weekend ceremony to launch several national projects, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh added that...

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