Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • 19,000 Households to Join National Gas Grid
    Projects to connect 10 towns and 1,900 villages across the country to the national gas have been completed and new subscribers will join the grid this week, the National Iranian Gas Company's...
  • 3 SP Refineries to Come on Stream
    Three gas refineries of South Pars Gas Field in the southern Bushehr Province will come on stream by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2019), the managing director of South Pars Gas...
  • NIGC Swaps, Exports at 87 mcm Per Day
    Iran currently swaps as much as 47 million cubic meters of natural gas with its neighboring states per day. Hamidreza Araqi, managing director of National Iranian Gas Company, made the...
  • Plans to Expand Gas Pipelines by 1,000 Km 
    Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company plans to lay over 1,000 kilometers of gas pipelines and link them to the national gas grid in the current Iranian year (started March 21), the state-...
  • SP Oil Layer Loads 19th Cargo
    The 19th batch of crude oil from South Pars Oil Layer in the Persian Gulf has been successfully loaded, marking the layer's first dispatch operation after the FPSO Cyrus incident in July. FPSO...
  • NIGC Export Capacity at 75 mcm Per Day
    The National Iranian Gas Company’s capacity to export natural gas stands at 75 million cubic meters per day. Hamidreza Araqi, managing director of NIGC, made the statement in an interview with...
  • The Caspian power project consists of a 310-MW gas unit and a 150-MW steam unit.
    The gas-powered unit of Caspian Combined-Cycle Power Plant in northern Mazandaran Province was synchronized with the national grid Wednesday in a ceremony attended by Energy Minster Reza Ardakanian...
  •  Zabol, Khash  to Receive  CNG in H2
    Compressed natural gas will be supplied to the cities of Zabol and Khash, both in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province, in the second half of the current Iranian year (ending March 20, 2019...
  • Total Awaits CNPC Decision on South Pars Stake
    Total is awaiting a decision by China National Petroleum Corp. on whether it will take...  
  • Gas Talks With Iraq Underway
    Iraq's Oil Ministry is discussing prospects of increasing gas import from Iran for its industrial and residential sectors, a senior energy official said. Hamid Hosseini, a board member of Iranian...
  • South Pars Phase 11  Contract Unchanged
    The agreement to develop South Pars Gas Field's Phase 11 in the Persian Gulf with France’s Total and China National Petroleum Corporation has not undergone any changes yet. Mohammad Mostafavi,...
  • Indebted CHP Plants Not to Receive  Feedstock Gas
    Some domestic combined heat and power (CHP) plants owe millions of dollars to the state-owned National Iranian Gas Company for the natural gas they received in the past few years for use as...
  • Tehran-Ashgabat Gas Row in ICA
    Iran has finally filed a lawsuit in the International Court of Arbitration against Turkmenistan for cutting off its natural gas supply in late 2016, after unsuccessful efforts to resolve the issue...
  • LNG Project Can Strengthen Iran's Role in Int’l Gas Market
    The completion of its largest liquefied natural gas venture, known as "Iran LNG", will change Iran into a major player in the global gas market, the former secretary-general of Gas Exporting...
  • Development of Gas Supply Infrastructure on Agenda
    Following the US, Russia and Canada, Iran has one of the largest gas supply networks, the managing director of Iranian Gas Transmission Company said on Monday. “The country has laid over 36,000...
  • IGTC’s District 7 Supplies Gas to 94 Percent of Cities
    District 7 of Iran’s gas transmission operations, which encompasses eight central and western provinces, has provided natural gas for 94% of the region's cities, the director of the plan said....
  • Expanding Gas Capacity  Will Help Attract Investment
    Introducing the country's natural gas capacities by holding technical panels and exhibitions can be an effective way for attracting domestic and foreign investment in the lucrative industry. ...
  • Natural Gas Supply for 95% of Power Stations
    Natural gas delivery to thermal power stations in the first four months of the current fiscal, started March 21, has hiked by 3.1% compared with the corresponding period of last year, director for...
  • Natural Gas  Transmission  Up 9 Percent
    The volume of natural gas transmitted in the national gas grid during the first two months of the current fiscal year (started March 21) experienced a 9% hike compared with last year’s...
  • ICOFC Intends to Boost Gas Condensate Output
    The state-owned Iranian Central Oil Fields Company plans to boost gas and gas condensate output in the current fiscal that ends in March 2019, as its subsidiaries have outperformed their targets....
  • South Pars has 24 standard phases, most of which are fully operational.
    The giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf is slated to increase production capacity by 84 million cubic meters per day, which has currently stabilized at a rate of 550 mcm/d, by the end of...
  • Oman to Finalize Gas Supply Contract by August
    Tehran and Muscat are planning to sign a final agreement on the export of Iranian natural gas to the sultanate via a subsea pipeline in a month, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Export...
  • Gas Consumption Rising
    Iran’s daily natural gas consumption hit 521 million cubic meters on Tuesday, indicating a rise of 9 mcm compared with the average use of the fuel in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (...
  • Decline in Gas Condensate Exports
    Iran exported 2.99 million tons of gas condensates worth $1.55 billion during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), registering a 26.59% and 2.57% decline in...
  • LNG Share to Rise in Global Energy Mix
    Liquefied natural gas is projected to come into sharp focus worldwide in the future, as it is not only cost-effective but also clean and accessible compared to other energy sources, the former...

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