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Iran Ready to Extend Gas Export Deal with Iraq

By John Lee. The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has said Iran is ready to extend its gas export deal with Iraq. Majid Chegeni, who is also the Deputy Minister of Petroleum for Gas Affairs, said: "Our relationship with Iraq is strategic and apart from economic relations, we have deep cultural and […]

Iran "Appoints Special Envoy" on Iraq Petroleum Issues

By John Lee. Iran's has reportedly appointed a special representative for petroleum issues involving Iraq. According to ABNA24, Seyyed Abbas Beheshti will coordinate with the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and the Central Bank of Iran to accelerate payments of arrears. It adds that Iraq owes Iran nearly $6 billion for imports of natural gas […]

Iran Stops Energy Exports to Iraq

By John Lee. Iran has reportedly suspended the supply of gas and electricity to Iraq, at a time when the country is struggling to cope with with soaring temperatures. According to AP, Iraq already owes Iran $4 billion for energy imports, and Iran is pushing to have the debt paid. More here. (Source: AP)

Iraqi, Syrian Oil Ministers discuss Gas Imports

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi, Syrian oil ministers discuss gas imports The Iraqi and Syrian oil ministers talked about the possibility of transporting Egyptian gas to Iraq through Syria during a meeting in Baghdad. Click here to […]

Iran to Resume Gas Exports to Iraq

By John Lee. Iran will reportedly resume gas exports to Iraq on Wednesday, following a meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday between Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian and Iraqi officials. The supply was said to have been stopped due to Iraq's arrears of more than $6 billion, but a statement from the Iraqi government claimed the […]