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Iran to Increase Gas Supplies to Iraq

By John Lee. Iran has said it will increase supplies of gas to Iraq. At a meeting in Isfahan with senior officials of the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity, the Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Mohammad Reza Joulaei, confirmed the increase, adding, "our relationship with Iraq is a strategic relationship." He said that […]

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 to Boost Gas Exports to Iraq

A top Iranian energy official unveiled plans for a rise in natural gas exports to neighboring Iraq next year. In an interview with Tasnim on Saturday, Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamid Reza Araqi said the country‚Äôs exports of natural gas to Iraq will increase during the spring and summer of […]

Iran says Gas Exports to Iraq set to Increase

Iran's deputy oil minister has said gas exports to Iraq has reached 7-8m cubic metres per day and will increase as demand is growing, the official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on July 28. Hamid Reza Araqi (pictured), who is also the head of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), said Iraq has suggested […]

Iran, Iraq Agree to Build Kirkuk Pipeline

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Tehran and Baghdad have reached an initial agreement to build a pipeline that would export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran. Iran and Iraq are ready to promote their cooperation in the area of energy, Zanganeh said on Sunday after a meeting with his […]

Iran Begins Exporting Natural Gas to Iraq

Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs Amir Hossein Zamaninia announced that the Islamic Republic has started exporting natural gas to neighboring Iraq. The exports of natural gas to the Arab country began on Wednesday night, the Iranian deputy oil minister said. Zamaninia also said the exports started with 7 million cubic meters (mcm) of […]

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, Iraq Sign 6-Year Gas Deal

Iran has agreed to send 35 mcm/d of its gas to the Iraqi city of Basra for a period of 6-years. Based on the deal, signed by Head of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Reza Araqi and Iraqi Deputy Minister of Electricity Khalid Hassan Saleh, Iran will supply 20mcm/d of natural gas to Basra in […]