Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • Gas Consumption Up 35% in 2 Years
    Close to 203 billion cubic meters of natural gas was used in ten months to December 21, head of the state-run National Iranian Gas Company said. “It jumped by a massive 53 bcm or 35% compared to...
  • Gas Supply to Power Stations Up 5%
    Natural gas delivery to 123 thermal power plants reached 42 billion cubic meters from March to August -- up 5% compared to the same period last year, head of National Iranian Gas Company...
  • NIGC-BOTAS Gas Deal Probable
    Despite substitute routes, it is likely that Turkey will renew its gas import contract with Iran as it is economically viable, a spokesman of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products...
  • Iran’s Gas Industry Growth Noticeable
    Despite difficulties including geostrategic challenges and the recent coronavirus pandemic, Iran has made noticeable progress in its energy sector. 
  • 90 Percent of South Khorasan Industries Linked to Gas Grid
    Close to 90% of manufacturing and industrial units in 23 industrial towns across South Khorasan Province are connected to the national gas grid, the managing director of the provincial gas company...
  • Viral Spread Ups Gas Consumption
    Covid-19 pandemic has raised natural gas consumption in the household sector by 30 million cubic meters per day over the past six months compared to a year ago, head of the National Iranian Gas...
  • $225 Million Power Plant Comes Online in Southern Qeshm Island
    The second gas unit of Qeshm Combined Cycle Power Plant in Qeshm Island, off the Persian Gulf, has come on stream. With a capacity of 170 megawatts, it was constructed by the private company and...
  • Gas Condensate Terminal Opens in Qeshm Island
    The first phase of a gas condensate loading and export facility became operational on Thursday in Dayrestan, a village in Shahab District, Qeshm Island in Hormozgan Province. The terminal has six...
  • Gas Main Source of Power Generation
    Supplying natural gas, instead diesel and mazut, to power plants, has doubled to 200 million cubic meters per day since 2013, the National Iranian Gas Company chief said.  “Natural gas accounted...
  • Sistan and Baluchestan Gas Pipeline Project in Fast Lane
    Gas supply to Sistan-Baluchestan, Iran’s second largest province, will be completed by 2023, head of the provincial gas company told a press conference. Reza Panjabi said pipe laying and...
  • Gas Output Exceeds 700 mcm/d
    Average daily natural gas has surpassed 700 million cubic meters, a spokesman for the National Iranian Gas Company said. Refineries produce 703 mcm of natural gas, which is about 11% more than the...
  • Gas Consumption Up 4% Since March
    Natural gas consumption has reached 85 billion cubic meters since the beginning of the current fiscal in late March, up 4% compared to the same period in 2019, head of National Iranian Gas Company...
  • Gas Production to Reach 330 bcm
    National Iranian Gas Company’s annual gas output will increase by at least 22% by 2021, head of the state-run NIGC said. “Total natural gas production amounted to 270 billion cubic meters in 2019...
  • Gas Projects Cost $17b in 7 Years
    The National Iranian Gas Company says it has invested $17 billion in natural gas infrastructure over the past seven years. “The big part [of the money] went for completing the South Pars Gas Field...
  • $600m Spent on Gas Booster Stations in Fars and Bushehr
    The Iranian Central Oil Fields Company has spent $600 million to build pressure boosting stations in gas fields to help provide sustainable supplies to gas refineries, director of the company’s...
  • Gas Export Not a Priority
    The three priorities of the gas industry is people’s welfare, injection into oil wells to increase efficiency, and use in industries. Export of gas is down the line in fourth place, a spokesman of...
  • Gas Flaring Down 40%
    The National Iranian Oil Company has reported that gas flaring in oilfields declined 40% in 2019 compared to 2017. According to ISNA and based on NIOC data, daily gas flaring in 2017 was 50...
  • NIGC Reports Higher Capacity
    Natural gas refining capacity has surpassed 1 billion cubic meters a day, coordinating manager at the National Iranian Gas Company said Tuesday. “Close to 1.3 bcm can be processed daily in gas...
  • Gas Export to Turkey  naResumes After 94 Days
    Iran has resumed gas exports to Turkey after Botas, the country's state oil and gas company, said it fixed the ruptured gas pipeline after 94 day, the head of National Iranian Gas Company's...
  • Gas Condensate Will Substitute Natural Gas in Thermal Power Plants
    Studies are underway to redesign gas turbines in power plants so that gas condensate can be used as feedstock instead of natural gas, a deputy energy minister said. “Our engineers and...
  • ICA Rules Iran Pay $2b to Turkmengaz
    The International Court of Arbitration (ICA) announced its verdict over the Iran-Turkmenistan gas row. IRNA said based on information from the Oil Ministry and the National Iranian Gas Company,...
  • Middle East’s Largest Gas Refinery to Open in August in Khuzestan
    Persian Gulf Bid Boland Gas Refinery in Khuzestan Province will be operational in August, the managing director said. “The refinery will start operation with 20 million cubic meters of gas or 30%...
  • Gas Network Expansion Continues in Baluchestan
    Expansion of the national gas network in Sistan-Baluchestan Province is on track despite difficulties created by coronavirus in the southern regions, head of the provincial gas company said. "...
  • NIGC Says Ready to Double Supplies to Power Plants
    The National Iranian Gas Company can double the volumes it delivers to thermal power plants and supply at least 310 million cubic meters of natural gas a day to power stations at the peak of...
  • Gas Turbine Combustor Ceramic Indigenized
    A private knowledge-based company has indigenized the know-how to produce special ceramic used in gas turbine combustion chambers (combustor), IRNA reported. Atlas Ceram Kavir Company has designed...

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