Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • Alarming Uptrend in Gas Use
    Natural gas consumption has experienced a 51% growth in the last eight years, the head of National Iranian Gas Company, a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company, said. “Gas consumption...
  • Recovery Rate of Fars Province Gas Fields Expected to Increase
    The Iranian Central Oil Fields Company, a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company, has launched operations to develop three gas fields in Fars Province, the managing director said....
  • NIGC-Botas Gas Talks Underway
    Negotiations between the National Iranian Gas Company and Botas, Turkey's state oil and gas company, to renew a natural gas contract that expires in 2026, is underway, but no deal has been made yet...
  • Khorasan Gas Industry Grows
    Gas production in Khangiran Gas Field in Khorasan Razavi Province will increase by 1.4 million cubic meters per day by next March, managing director of the East Oil and Gas Production Company said...
  • Gas Supply Accelerates in Three Rural Regions
    Rural gas supply projects in Kermanshah Province continued in the last Persian calendar year (March 2020-2021) and 9,374 households in 219 villages were connected to the gas grid, managing director...
  • More Rural Regions Join Gas Grid
    Piped gas was supplied to 2,913 rural areas and 23 cities in the last Persian calendar year (March 2020-2021), managing director of National Iranian Gas Company said.  
  • Upsurge in Gas Output, Consumption
    The state-run National Iranian Gas Company injected close to 262 billion cubic meters of gas into the Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT) in the last fiscal year that ended on March 20, up 6% or 16 bcm...
  • 60-Km Pipeline Will Link Qeshm to Nat’l Gas Grid
    Pipe-laying operation has begun to connect the Persian Gulf’s largest Island (Qeshm) to the national gas grid, head of the state-run National Iranian Gas Company said. “The 60-km pipeline, from...
  • $50b Needed to Boost Gas Output
    An estimated $50 billion is needed to develop and maintain gas fields across Iran over the next 20 years, managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company, a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil...
  • Gas Production Reaches 1b Cubic Meters a Day
    Natural gas output has reached 1 billion cubic meters per day, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company said Saturday. "Iran is a major gas producer and daily output now is the...
  • $3.4b Gas Refinery Opens in Khuzestan
    The $3.4 billion Persian Gulf Bidboland gas refinery was inaugurated Thursday in Khuzestan Province to trap associated gas from crude oil production instead of flaring, the managing director said...
  • Gas Grid Waste at Prohibitive Levels
    Natural gas waste in Iran’s national grid is three times higher than the global average. A report from the National Iranian Gas Company Dispatching Department says close to 26 billion cubic meters...
  • Tavanir: Power Cuts Likely
    The state-run Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) says the national grid cannot take loads higher than 40 gigawatts in winter. Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, a company...
  • Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Defied
    The idea of a pipeline stretching from Iran's gas-rich southern regions to Pakistan was an imprudent decision from the outset as most gas-based industries in Pakistan are located in the east of...
  • 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...

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