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Private Sector Cash to Pump Iranian Gas to Iraq

The pipeline to carry gas to Iran’s western and northwestern regions as well as exporting it to neighboring Iraq will start soon with BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) financing from Bank Pasargad, the bank’s CEO has said. “We have increased our investment for the development of oil, gas, refining, and petrochemical industries. The contract to finance the Iraq […]

Iran starts Testing Iraq Gas Pipeline

By John Lee. Iran’s PressTV reports that preliminary tests have been carried out over 50 kilometers of the final stretch of the pipeline from Assaluyeh, near Iran’s offshore South Pars oil and gas field, to Iraq. A spokesman for the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said the next test will be carried out over the […]

Iran could Supply Gas to Kuwait via Iraq

By John Lee. The managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has said it is possible for Iran to export natural gas to Kuwait through Iraq. Hamid Reza Araqi was quoted as saying that the pipeline which is being built to export gas to Iraq could be used for this purpose also. Iran […]

Gas Import Agreement with Iran

By John Lee. The Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Exports Company has said that Iran is ready to sign an agreement with Iraq to supply Basra with 5 million cubic meters (mcm) of natural gas per day in next Iranian calendar year. Alireza Kameli (pictured) said Iran will start export one year after […]

KRG to Import Gas, Electricity from Iran

By John Lee. Roza Othman, a member of the Natural Resources Committee in the Kurdistan Parliament, has said that the KRG will sign a contract with Iran to import gas and electricity. The imported electricity and gas will be for civilians, and the gas will be delivered by pipeline. The Head of the Parliamentary Committee […]

Iraq to Start Importing Gas from Iran in May

By John Lee. A director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has said that Iran plans to begin supplying natural gas to Iraq on a regular basis by May of this year. Azizollah Ramezani said about six to seven kilometers of the pipeline has yet to be laid on the Iraqi side of the […]

Iran to Build CNG Stations in Iraq

By John Lee. Iran’s PressTV has reported that Iran plans to buiild at least 10 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Iraq. An official at the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company, said construction of the stations will start once the new pipeline carrying Iranian natural gas to Iraq becomes operational by March 2015. He […]