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Iran to Seek Arbitration in Turkmenistan Gas Row

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iran is ready to file a case with the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) over the quality and price of gas it receives from Turkmenistan. The ICA is part of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Turkmenistan stopped gas exports to Iran in January 2017, saying it was […]

Turkmenistan to “Take Gas Dispute with Iran to Arbitration”

Turkmenistan plans to take a dispute with Iran over gas supplies to international arbitration, a report said. Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov discussed the issue with Myrat Archayev, head of state gas firm Turkmengas, Turkmen state news agency TDH said on Tuesday. Archayev told Berdymukhamedov that talks had fallen through and the Iranian side had proposed […]

Iran to Lodge Complaint against Turkmenistan

Iran has prepared the required documents to file a lawsuit in the International Court of Arbitration against Turkmenistan for its failure to supply gas to the Islamic Republic in winter, the managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said. “The price of gas, the damage they (Turkmens) inflicted on Iran in winter by […]

Iran Ready for Talks on New Gas Deal with Turkmenistan

A top Iranian energy official said the country is ready to stop taking its case against Turkmenistan to the international arbitration court and resume talks on a new gas deal, provided that Ashgabat compensate Tehran for reneging on a previous agreement by cutting supplies. In an interview with Tasnim, Managing Director of the National Iranian […]

Turkmenistan ready for Talks over Gas Export Cut

Turkmenistan’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that the Central Asian country is ready to continue talks with Iran after it abruptly cut off its gas supplies to its southern neighbor. In a statement on Thursday, the foreign ministry said Ashgabat is ready to continue talks with Iran after cutting gas supplies to Tehran this month, […]

Iran to Build New Gas Export Pipeline to Iraq

By John Lee. The Planning Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has said that Iran has started work on the second pipeline for exports of natural gas from Iran to Iraq. Hassan Montazer Torbati (pictured) said construction of the pipeline to south Iraq had begun on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) contract. The first pipeline […]

All Iran Petchem Plants Operational despite Turkmen Gas Halt

Iran says all its petrochemical facilities are operating and they have been faced with no shortages in feedstock supply despite Turkmenistan’s abrupt cutting of gas flow to northern Iranian provinces. Ali Mohammad Bossaqzadeh, director of production control at the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), reacting to Turkmenistan’s Sunday move to halt gas flow to Iran, said […]