Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • CNG Use Expanding
    Domestic compressed natural gas consumption has reached 25 million cubic meters a day, indicating 31% rise compared to the 19 mcm/d before gasoline was rationed and pump prices increased in mid-...
  • $3b Invested in Khuzestan APG Treatment Plant
    A major plan for collecting and processing associated petroleum gas in the Bidboland Persian Gulf Gas Refinery, in Behbahan County, Khuzestan Province, will come on stream in spring. Over $3...
  • Power Outages Possible if Gas Use Not Cut
    Close to 51.5 million cubic meters of natural gas was consumed per day in thermal power plants between March and December 2019, the Energy Ministry spokesman for power department said. “Daily...
  • Iraq Buying Iran Gas, But Not Paying
    Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says Iraq does not pay for Iranian natural gas imports. “They (Iraqis) do not pay us (Oil Ministry) any money for the gas they import,” Zanganeh was quoted as...
  • Gas Supplies in Iran at Record Highs
    Natural gas supply has increased by 75 million cubic meters a day since Nov 2019, dispatching director of the National Iranian Gas Company said. “NIGC is now delivering 850 mcm of gas per day...
  • Freezing Temperatures Push Up Gas Consumption
    Gas consumption in the household sector is expected to surpass 600 million cubic meters (per day) as cold spell is sweeping across many regions, head of the public relations office of the National...
  • Gas Delivery to Power Plants Cut by Half
    Natural gas delivery to thermal power plants has halved with the aim of sustaining and stabilizing natural gas supply to households in the winter season, director for technical support at the...
  • Iran: 400km Gas Pipelines Laid in 8 Months
    Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company, a subsidiary of National Iranian Gas Company, delivered  18 pressure stations and laid 400 kilometers of gas pipelines during the first 8 months of...
  • New Gas Boosting Pressure Stations for IGAT
    Eighteen gas boosting pressure stations in Fars, Lorestan, Semnan, Kurdestan and Bushehr have become operational since March 2019 to expand the Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT), managing director of...
  • Gas Grid in Sistan-Baluchestan Near Completion
    The National Iranian Gas Company is to invest $1.5 billion to complete the national gas grid in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, the managing director said. “Infrastructure is more than 76% complete...
  • Iran: Domestic Gas Refining Capacity at 900 mcm/d
    Natural gas processing capacity in Iran has reached 900 million cubic meters a day, the coordinating manager at the National Iranian Gas Company said. “Gas refineries went under major renovation...
  • 3-Month Restrictions on Gas Supply to Cement Factories
    Following plans to sustain and stabilize natural gas supply to households in the winter season, the National Iranian Gas Company has cut gas delivery to cement factories across the country. IRNA...
  • Rouhani Says Energy Sector Is Self-Reliant
    President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday the country has become self-sufficient in the production of natural gas, gasoline and diesel and has started exporting the three fuels.   
  • Iran Gas Trunkline Expansion on Track
    To expand the Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT) close to 400 kilometers of high-pressure pipelines have been laid across the country since March, managing director of Iranian Gas Engineering and...
  • Domestic Gas Consumption at New High
    Domestic gas consumption jumped to new highs on  Tuesday reaching 693 million cubic meters per day,  dispatching director at the National Iranian Gas Company said. Mehdi Jamshidi Dana said...
  • Zahedan Power Plant Connected to National Gas Grid
    Close to 2,000 kilometers of high/mid/low-pressure gas pipes have been laid in Sistan-Baluchestan Province over the last two years, head of Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company said.  “...
  • Decline in Iran's Natural Gas Export to Turkey
    Iran’s natural gas export to Turkey declined by 70% in August compared to the corresponding month in the previous year. According to Energy Today, the latest report issued by Ankara-based Energy...
  • Domestic Gas Consumption Overshadowing Exports
    The rise in domestic gas consumption has been more noticeable than the increase in exports over the last 12 months.  According to Oil Ministry data, although gas production has remained unchanged...
  • LNG Export Should Be a Distinct Priority
    Expanding gas export via pipelines is not on the agenda for now but export of liquefied natural gas should be a distinct priority, a former secretary general of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum...
  • Natural Gas Grid Expanding in Southeast
    Natural gas projects worth an estimated $727 million are underway in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, head of Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company said.  "Connecting all cities in the...
  • Gas Production Increasing in Northeast of Iran
    Daily gas production capacity in Khangiran Gas Field in Khorasan Razavi Province will increase by 2.5 million cubic meters in three months, managing director of the East Oil and Gas Production...
  • Iran's  IGAT-9 Capacity Boosted by 60 Million Cubic Meters
    Pipe laying work for the ninth Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT-9) is over, director of District 7 of Iran’s Gas Transmission Company said. "The pipeline which had been extended from South Pars Gasfield...
  • NIGC in Gas Transit Talks With EU Companies
    Supplying natural gas to Europe via a pipeline from Turkey is on the National Iranian Gas Company's agenda, the CEO said. "The infrastructure is in place and talks are underway with private...
  • Gas Grid in Southeast Regions in Expansion Mode
    In line with declared government policy to provide less-developed regions with natural gas, a thousand kilometers of gas pipelines will be laid for cities in Sistan-Baluchestan Province by 2021,...
  • IGAT-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...

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