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Iran Boosts Condensate Exporting Capacity

Iran has improved Asalouyeh Gas Condensate Export Terminal so that three vessels can call at the terminal for loading gas condensate (ultralight crude oil) at the same time. Head of the terminal Gholamabbas Heidari said very important measures have been taken in the terminal for facilitating export of the item which include bolstering infrastructures as […]

Iran to Boost Gas Exports to Iraq

A top Iranian energy official unveiled plans for a rise in natural gas exports to neighboring Iraq next year. In an interview with Tasnim on Saturday, Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamid Reza Araqi said the country’s exports of natural gas to Iraq will increase during the spring and summer of […]

Iran Ready to Supply Uzbekistan’s Energy Needs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s readiness to meet Uzbekistan’s demands for energy. In a meeting with Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Komilov in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani said Iran is prepared to satisfy Uzbekistan’s demands for energy and provide the Central Asian nation with technical and engineering services. Highlighting Iran’s advances in new technologies, […]

Iran’s Condensate Exports Rise 18 Percent

There has been an increase of 18 percent in exports of Iran’s condensate to global markets, the ultra light fuel, over a period of five months starting 21 March 2017. Masoud Hassani, the managing director of South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC), which is responsible for the bulk of Iran’s condensate production and exports, said that […]

Iran-Iraq Pipeline comes with Major Environmental Costs

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  On July 21, farmers complained about a gas pipeline dredging their farmlands. The pipeline carries gas from Iran to Baghdad through Bismayah, which is located in southeast Baghdad. […]

Iraq Seeking Rise in Natural Gas Imports from Iran

Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamid Reza Araqi said Iraq has sought to increase its natural gas imports from the Islamic Republic. Araqi said did not specify any further details – including the new figure demanded by the Iraqis. Tehran is looking into Baghdad’s demand, he said, but added that any […]

NITC says shipments to Europe Increasing

By John Lee. A senior executive at the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has said its shipments to Europe are increasing daily, and the company plans to upgrade its fleet to support further expansion. Mohammad Reza Shams Dolatabadi told Reuters on Monday that the NITC plans to replace some of its older tankers with new […]

Iran Begins Exporting Natural Gas to Iraq

Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs Amir Hossein Zamaninia announced that the Islamic Republic has started exporting natural gas to neighboring Iraq. The exports of natural gas to the Arab country began on Wednesday night, the Iranian deputy oil minister said. Zamaninia also said the exports started with 7 million cubic meters (mcm) of […]

Iran Giving Turkey Free Gas for Past Debts

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the country is currently not receiving any money from Turkey for the export of gas, because Tehran has to clear its debts under an International Court of Arbitration ruling on a dispute over gas pricing. Zanganeh told reporters on Saturday that Iran is currently not receiving any money […]

LNG Exports to EU – Iran courts Total

Iran’s petroleum minister has hinted that the country is looking into the possibility of bringing in the French energy giant Total to develop a key project to liquefy natural gas for exports to Europe. Bijan Zanganeh told reporters that serious talks with Total were underway over the development of Phase 11 of Iran’s South Pars […]

Total “in talks” to buy Iranian LNG Project

By John Lee. French oil major Total is reported to be in talks to buy a multi-billion-dollar stake in Iran’s partly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, Iran LNG. According to Reuters, the company is aiming to buy into the project at a discount to the pre-sanctions price in exchange for reviving the project, which […]

Construction of Iran-Oman-India Pipeline “Imminent”

An official with New Delhi-based South Asia Gas Enterprise Pvt Ltd (SAGE) said that the implementation of a plan to build an undersea gas pipeline to export Iran’s gas via Oman Sea and Indian Ocean to India is imminent. “With the sanctions being lifted, that has definitely changed the game, and the level of interest […]

Swan Energy signs Iran Gas Deal

By John Lee. India’s Swan Energy has signed a MoU with Petronasr and Alpha Energy for the development of Iran’s 20 trillion ft³ Sephied Baghun gas field. According to the report from Natural Gas World, the project comprises the construction of on-shore surface facilities and offshore gas liquefaction facilities at an estimated cost of around […]

Pakistani Cabinet Considers Iran Gas Pipeline Project

The Pakistani government is to discuss the details of the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project. The 56-inch diameter pipeline will initiate from South Pars gas field Iran and end at Nawabshah covering a distance of around 1,931 kilometer with 1,150 km portion in Iran and 781 km in Pakistan. The implementation is to be done […]

Indonesia’s Pertamina to Import LPG from Iran in 2017

Indonesia’s Pertamina said the energy company is expected to sign an agreement to import Iranian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in 2017. “It is highly likely we will import again from the National Iranian Oil Company,” Pertamina spokeswoman Wianda Pusponegoro told reporters, according to Reuters. Pertamina plans to import up to 12 cargoes, each of which […]

Iran, Oman, IOCs study Gas Exports

By John Lee. Platts reports that senior officials from the National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC) have met with Oman’s oil ministry and three international oil companies — Shell, Total and Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) — to look at the potential to pipe gas from Iran to Oman. They held a two-day meeting in Tehran […]

Pakistan Seeking to Revive Talks over IP Gas Pipeline

A senior Pakistani official said the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is waiting for a green light from the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for resuming stalled negotiations with Iran on laying a major gas pipeline between the two countries. “The Finance Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Planning have already endorsed […]

Pipeline Blast in Turkey Disrupts Iranian Gas Supply

A pipeline carrying gas from Iran to Turkey was blown up on the Turkish territory a few kilometers past Bazargan border crossing, interrupting the gas exports temporarily, an Iranian Interior Ministry official said. The blast occurred on Thursday night, hitting the gas pipeline 12 kilometers into the Turkish soil near the northwestern Bazargan border crossing, […]

Iran’s Gas Exports to Iraq to Begin after Opening LC

The managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said the Islamic Republic is fully ready to start exporting gas to neighbouring Iraq as soon as the Arab country opens a line of credit (LC) for the project. “Iraqis are now negotiating with international banks so they can open an LC,” Hamid Reza Araqi […]

Japanese Traders Eye Iranian Oil

Reuters reports that Japanese traders are looking to resume oil imports from Iraq, possibly by the end of this year. According to the report, Japanese firms have so far avoided Iranian crude due to a lack of internationally acceptable insurance coverage, but are looking at ways of using cover provided by the Japanese government. Buyers […]