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IGAT-6 Gas Pipeline Fully Operational

Iran has fully launched the 6th nationwide gas trunkline (IGAT-6) which bolsters the country’s gas export capacity to Iraq. The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) CEO Hamidreza Araqi said a major section of the project came online last calendar year (ended on March 20) and the last 100-km of the project has now come on-stream. […]

€245m for Gasline in Southeastern Iran

The Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company (IGEDC) has planned to invest €245 million on construction of a gas pipeline from the southeastern city of Iranshahr to Chabahar. IGEDC CEO Hassan Montazer Torbati said the 290-km pipeline will be commissioned by March 2020, end of the next Iranian calendar year. He said 56-inch, 42-inch, 20-inch […]

IGTC Gas Transmission Capacity to hit 400 bcm by 2025

The CEO of the Iranian Gas Transmission Company (IGTC) says the company’s gas transmission capacity will cross 400 billion cubic meters per year by 2025. Saeid Tavakoli said the company delivered 226 bcm of natural gas over the first 11 months of the previous Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20. He said the […]

NIGC to launch 1,000 KM Gas Pipeline by March 2019

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has planned to launch 1,000 kilometers of gas distribution pipeline by the end of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21. An official with the Gas Engineering and Development Company said on Tuesday that his company, a subsidiary of the NIGC, built 1,000 kilometers of gas […]

Iran Oil Ministry: Iraq to Blame for Delay in Oil Swap

Iran’s Oil Ministry linked a 4-month delay in the implementation of an oil swap deal with Iraq to the Arab country’s unpreparedness and technical problems. In a letter to the Tasnim News Agency in response to a recent report on the lengthy delay in implementation of the oil swap deal with Iraq, Iran’s Oil Ministry […]

Iran Plans to Turn Jask to Oil Export Hub

Iran has defined plans to turn Jask Port into a major oil export terminal, a senior Iranian oil official said. Addressing an international conference on Monday, Nouredin Shahnazizadeh, the managing director of Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC), said given the ongoing activities in the area, the port will turn into one of Iran’s main […]

Iran to Build 9,000km High Pressure Gas Pipelines

Iran has planned to lay 9,000 kilometers of high pressure gas transmission pipelines by 2025, an Iranian gas official said. Speaking to reporters Sunday evening, Saeid Tavakoli, managing director of Iranian Gas Transmission Company (IGTC), said once the pipelines are laid, Iran’s high pressure gas transmission pipelines will reach 45,000 kilometers from currently 36,000 kilometers. […]

Oil Minister Slams Pakistan’s Inaction on Gas Deal

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh highlighted the problems facing the completion of a long-awaited gas pipeline between Iran and Pakistan, saying that Islamabad has no clear answer about its plans for “the valid gas contract”. Speaking to reporters after his meeting with Hungarian Economy Minister Mihaly Varga, Zanganeh said Hungary has experience in the […]

Damghan-Sari Gas Pipeline to be Opened Soon

Iran will launch a new pipeline to transfer its natural gas to the northern city of Sari, Mazandaran province, as part of efforts to make up for the country’s gas shortfalls there, a source in the country’s oil ministry said. The 170-km Damghan-Sari pipeline, with 40 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d) of transit capacity, […]

Iran, Iraq in Joint Energy Cooperation

Iran and Iraq have stated a new round of discussions to promote cooperation in the energy field. The talks were led by Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Jabbar al-Luaibi in the Iranian capital Tehran. Top on the agenda of their meeting included developing the oil fields that the two countries […]

Countdown Begins for Launching Key Gas Pipeline

The countdown has started for official inauguration of a key pipeline project that will transfer natural gas to northern provinces of Iran. The project, called the Damghan-Neka Gas Pipeline and expected to come online next week, is being launched almost 7 months after Turkmenistan severed gas supply to Iran during winter with the aim of […]

New Pipeline to Supply Gas in North Iran

New Pipeline to Guarantee Steady Supply of Gas in North Iran A much-awaited gas pipeline in Iran’s northern areas, which will come on stream next week, is going to guarantee the steady supply of natural gas to the regions that experienced harsh winters in the past when neighboring Turkmenistan cut off gas supplies to Iran. […]

NIOC signs $615m Deal with Tubacex

By John Lee. The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed Iran’s first oil contract of the post-sanctions era with an international consortium comprising Spain’s Tubacex and Iran’s Isfahan Steel Company [Foolad Isfahan Company]. Associated Press reports that the deal worth US$615 million, and says the Spanish-Iranian consortium will provide oil pipes for a network […]

Iran, Iraq Sign MoU to Export Kirkuk Oil

Iraq’s Oil Ministry announced that Tehran and Baghdad have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to carry out studies on the construction of a pipeline to export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran. In a statement, the Iraqi ministry said the agreement was signed during a recent ceremony in the […]

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 […]

Iran Denies Pipeline Deal with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran has denied that it has reached an agreement with the Kurdistan Region of Iraq for laying joint oil pipelines. The public relations department of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum announced on Tuesday that the country has made no agreements with the Iraqi Kurdistan for construction of two pipelines to deliver its crude oil to […]

Italian, Swedish Companies to Resume Activity in Iran

Senior directors of Italian and Swedish companies involved in manufacture of oil and gas pipelines consider Iranian market positive for resumption of activity. Alessandro D’angelo, Middle East & North Africa Regional Sales Manager of Italian Tenaris Company told Shana on the sidelines of the seminar of the manufacturers of oil and gas industry pipelines in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan to create new Gas Cartel?

By John Lee. Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the opening of the tripartite Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan summit in Baku that Russia and Iran already develop gas fields in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea (Shah Deniz), while Azerbaijan is building a gas pipeline to Europe (TANAP). In response to a question from Pravda.ru, Ruslan Tankayev, correspondent […]