Iran Natural Gas News

Iran Natural Gas News

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  • Piped Gas Comes to 100 Rural Areas in Iran's South Khorasan
    Three projects to connect 101 underprivileged areas in rural South Khorasan to the national gas grid have been completed, said the managing director of South Khorasan Gas Company. "The schemes,...
  • Iran is in Talks With Russia for Subsea Gas Pipeline to Pakistan and India
    A conceptual design to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India has been prepared, said the deputy for development and engineering affairs at the National Iranian Oil...
  • Iran's NIGC Says Willing and Able  to Expand Regional Footprint
    Iran has the capacity, ability and infrastructure to play a bigger role in regional and global natural gas markets. Hamidreza Araqi, the head of National Iranian Gas Company, made the statement at...
  • $30 Million for Mazandaran Gas Expansion  Scheme
    Over 4.56 trillion rials ($30 million) have been allocated to projects for supplying natural gas to 500 villages in the northern Mazandaran Province by the end of the current fiscal year (March...
  • Tehran Not  Filing ICA  Case Against Islamabad
    Tehran will not file a case with the International Court of Arbitration over Pakistan's procrastination to complete its share of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project—aka Peace Pipeline—on its...
  • Condensate Export Down 40%
    Iran exported 4.16 million tons of gas condensates worth $2.16 billion during the first five months of the current fiscal through Aug. 21, indicating a 40% and 23% decline in terms of volume and...
  • Peace Pipeline Can Help Pakistan Economy Grow
    The completion of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project—aka Peace Pipeline—will lead to fundamental economic changes in Pakistan. Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoust made the statement...
  • No Consensus Over LNG Export Viability
    To export liquefied natural gas, Iran needs investment, modern technology and sustainable output, rapporteur of the  Majlis Energy Commission said.  “Production of LNG should be sustainable so...
  • Renewed Call for Using Domestic Gas Capacity
    The equipment needed in South Pars Phase 11offshore venture, which is expected to be developed by China National Petroleum Corp and Iran’s state-owned firm Petropars, will cost $2.8 billion,...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....

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