Iran-Iraq Gas Pipeline Complete by Mar 2015

By John Lee.

The pipeline that will carry natural gas from Iran to Iraq will be completed by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2014), according to a report from Iran’s PressTV.

The Managing Director of the Iran Gas Engineering and Development Company, Alireza Gharibi, said 7 million cubic meters (mcm) per day of natural gas will be delivered to Iraq initially, increasing to 40 mcm at peak.

The 100-kilometer, 48-inch pipeline runs from the Iranian village of Charmaleh, in Kermanshah, into the town of Naft Shahr on the border with Iraq.

(Source: PressTV)

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