Tag Archives | National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC)

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 […]

Gas Export to Europe ‘Uneconomical’

Alireza Kameli, managing director of National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC), said the company is considering export of gas to Europe but the high cost of gas delivery to European destinations makes investment in the sector economically unjustifiable. “We are trying to figure out novel methods for export of our gas to European destinations and […]

Iran to Finalize Gas Export to Georgia in Weeks

Iran to Finalize Project to Export Gas to Georgia in Weeks A project on exporting Iranian gas to Georgia will be finalized within the next two months, an Iranian official announced Monday. According to managing director of National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC), Alireza Kameli, Tehran is seriously working on the gas export project. He […]

Iran to Use Southeast Europe for Gas Exports

The director of International Affairs at the National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC) said Iran wants to use Southeast Europe as a corridor for its gas exports to Western European countries. “Our capacity will increase to 1.2 billion cubic meters per day during next five years. So we have enough gas for export,” Azizollah Ramezani […]

Are Hard-Liners moving in on Iran’s Oil Ministry?

By a Correspondent in Tehran, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s crude exports nearly tripled between November 2015 and May 2016. The state-run National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) hit pre-sanctions levels of sales late this spring, shipping out 2.6 million barrels per […]

Iran Begins LNG Exports to Kenya, Tanzania, S Africa

Iran has started exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa, an official announced. Esmaeel Hasham Firouz, the export-import director of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC), said the Islamic Republic has begun to ship excess natural gas supplies as LNG to the three African countries. He said the […]

Multi-$billion LNG Investment Negotiations start

By John Lee. The National Iranian Gas Export Company (NIGEC) has reportedly entered discussions with six companies to secure the multi-billion dollar investment needed to complete the 10.5 mtpa Iran LNG plant. Ali Amirani, NIGEC’s director for marketing, sales and economic surveys, told Interfax Natural Gas Daily that two European and four Asian companies have […]

Tehran, Seoul Pen MoU on Gas Cooperation

Iran and South Korea inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a bid to boost cooperation between the two countries mainly in the areas of gas trade and LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) exports following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions. LNG exports, gas market cooperation and transfer of experience in the field of gas trade were […]

Iran ‘in Talks’ for $4.5bn Undersea Gas Pipeline to India

By John Lee. The Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Export Company (NIGEC) has said that Iran is discussing a plan to lay a $4.5-billion subsea pipeline to export natural gas to India. But Alireza Kameli (pictured) also told The Economic Times that a proposal for another pipeline between the two countries via Pakistan […]