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Iran Ready to Implement Onshore Section of Gas Pipeline to Oman
  • Monday 1/15/2018 Iran Ready to Implement Onshore Section of Gas Pipeline to Oman
    Iran is ready to build the onshore section of gas pipeline project that would transfer natural gas from the Persian Gulf to Oman, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Hamidreza Araqi said...
    Iran is ready to build the onshore section of gas pipeline project that would transfer natural gas from the Persian Gulf to Oman, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Hamidreza Araqi said.
    “Based on negotiations between Tehran and Muscat, implementation of the onshore section of the gas pipeline has been entrusted to Iran, and we are ready to implement the section,” Araqi added, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
Basra Ready to Receive Iran Gas before March
  • Wednesday 1/10/2018 Basra Ready to Receive Iran Gas before March
    Iran’s natural gas export to the city of Basra in southern Iraq can take place in March, the managing director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said...
    Iran’s natural gas export to the city of Basra in southern Iraq can take place in March, the managing director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said.
    “Iraqi city of Basra has expressed readiness to import natural gas from Iran in two months … Shalamcheh border in the southwestern province of Khuzestan has been chosen as the gateway for gas export to Basra," Hamidreza Araqi said, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    According to the contract agreement, Iran will initially export 7 million cubic meters of gas to neighboring Iraq and will reach 35 MMcm/d gradually.
    Iran started gas flow to Baghdad in June but no gas has yet reached Basra.
Iran Ready to Export Gas Industry Savvy
  • Wednesday 1/10/2018 Iran Ready to Export Gas Industry Savvy
    Managing director of the Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company (IGEDC) said construction of gas pipelines has empowered the Iranian state and private sectors in such a way that the country is now ready to offer the related services in an international level...
    Managing director of the Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company (IGEDC) said construction of gas pipelines has empowered the Iranian state and private sectors in such a way that the country is now ready to offer the related services in an international level.
    Hassan Montazer Torbati, said Iran and Iraq enjoy expanded cooperation in the gas sector as the latter is a customer of Iranian natural gas, adding Iran is offering extended services to its neighbor in construction of gas transmission pipelines, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    He said during the last visit to Iran, an Iraqi delegation learned Iran’s achievements in the gas industry and held talks with senior officials of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) asking them to offer their experiences in the sector to Iraq.
    “Iraq wants to acquire the savvy and knowhow practiced and developed by Iranian companies in the gas industry by building gas transmission networks,” he added.
    Iran has three main pipeline producers that supply the country’s need for gas pipelines, he added, saying Iranians can also manufacture large turbo-compressors as well as many of the items and parts required in the industry.
Gas exports to Georgia still on Iran’s agenda
  • Sunday 1/7/2018 Gas exports to Georgia still on Iran’s agenda
    The contract for exporting Iran’s gas to Georgia has not been ruled out yet and once the agreements are finalized, the private sector can export Iran’s gas to Georgia through Armenian soil, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said...
    The contract for exporting Iran’s gas to Georgia has not been ruled out yet and once the agreements are finalized, the private sector can export Iran’s gas to Georgia through Armenian soil, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said.
    Hamidreza Araqi added that Iran’s geographical situation is so that it is possible for the country to export gas to many countries, including Georgia, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    Gas exports to Georgia requires fulfillment of different conditions, including the consent of Armenia, the official said, adding that the proper infrastructure and reasonable price are also among other factors needed for this goal.
    If Iran, Armenia and Georgia reach an agreement, the private sector has to buy gas from Iran and pay the swap cost to Iran and Armenia so that the gas can be exported to Georgia, Araqi said.
    He said that exports of Iranian gas to Georgia through Armenia is still on the agenda and if it is economical for the private sector, Iran’s gas exports to Georgia will be very probable.
    During his visit to Armenia last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani referred to the possibility of transferring Iran’s gas to Europe through Georgia and Black Sea, urging the need for further cooperation between the two countries for meeting energy needs of the region.
Iran to launch new gas projects
  • Saturday 1/6/2018 Iran to launch new gas projects
    Managing director of the Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company (IGEDC) said the company is launching new gas transmission projects across Iran to facilitate and expand the country’s international gas trade...
    Managing director of the Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company (IGEDC) said the company is launching new gas transmission projects across Iran to facilitate and expand the country’s international gas trade.
    Hassan Montazer Torbati said the infrastructure for completing the gas distribution network within Iranian territory has been established and the country is prepared to boost gas trade with international customers, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    “Given that Iran sits on the world’s largest proven gas reserves and has geographical proximity to major gas producers and consumers, the country can turn into a major hub for gas trade in the world,” the official added.
    He said the construction of Iran’s gas distribution network will be completed within the next 5 years, adding new trade arenas will be open to Iran once the project becomes operational.
    “If necessary we will be able to receive gas from countries such as Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Qatar and send it to Pakistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey or even Europe,” he added.
Iran Needs $4b for Major LNG Project
  • Sunday 12/17/2017 Iran Needs $4b for Major LNG Project
    Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said Iran will need an investment of 4 billion dollars for completion of Iran LNG project...
    Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said Iran will need an investment of 4 billion dollars for completion of Iran LNG project.
    Zangeneh said cooperation of Iran and Russia, as the first and second holders of the largest gas reserves in the world, can be very determining in the global gas market, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    “We held useful talks with the managing director of the world’s largest producer and exporter of natural gas,” the official said.
    It’s worth mentioning that, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Russia’s Gazprom have signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on gas cooperation in Tehran on Wednesday.
    The first agreement, described as a “gas collaboration roadmap”, was signed by NIOC Managing Director Ali Kardor and Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller.
    The second MoU, aimed at completing Iran’s liquefied natural gas project known as “Iran LNG”, was concluded by Ali Kardor, Alexei Miller and Nosrat Rahimi, the head of the board of directors at the Iran’s Oil Industry Pension Funds.
NIOC, Gazprom sign 2 Gas MoUs
  • Sunday 12/17/2017 NIOC, Gazprom sign 2 Gas MoUs
    The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Russia’s Gazprom have signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on gas cooperation in Tehran on Wednesday...
    The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Russia’s Gazprom have signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on gas cooperation in Tehran on Wednesday.
    The first agreement, described as a “gas collaboration roadmap”, was signed by NIOC Managing Director Ali Kardor and Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    The second MoU, aimed at completing Iran’s liquefied natural gas project known as “Iran LNG”, was concluded by Ali Kardor, Alexei Miller and Nosrat Rahimi, the head of the board of directors at the Iran’s Oil Industry Pension Funds.
IGAT-6 to launch soon
  • Saturday 12/16/2017 IGAT-6 to launch soon
    The construction of the Iran’s sixth gas trunkline (IGAT-6) will be completed soon to ensure gas supply to western regions of the country, managing director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said...
    The construction of the Iran’s sixth gas trunkline (IGAT-6) will be completed soon to ensure gas supply to western regions of the country, managing director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said.
    “IGAT-6 pipeline project is planned for completion in three weeks,” Hamidreza Araqi added, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    He said the 56-inch pipeline is 1200 km long and facilitates gas export to Iraq through Shalamche and Naftshahr.
    It’s worth mentioning that, the pipeline will have the capacity to transfer 110 million cubic meters of gas per day from South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf to southern and western regions.
GECF to release Global Gas Market Review 2017
  • Wednesday 12/13/2017 GECF to release Global Gas Market Review 2017
    The Gas Exporting Country Forum (GECF) secretariat will soon release the second global gas market review 2017...
    The Gas Exporting Country Forum (GECF) secretariat will soon release the second global gas market review 2017.
    The report will be unveiled at the body’s headquarters in Doha in the presence of GECF Secretary General Mohammad Hossein Adeli, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    The report reviews the macroeconomic situation in the world, the demand for all types of energy, especially natural gas, the state of its production and supply, gas trade and contracts in different regions of the world and gas in different regional markets.
    GECF released its gas market report last year.
    The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is an international governmental organization which provides the framework for exchanging experience and information among Member Countries.
    The Member countries of the Forum are: Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman and Peru have the status of Observer Members.
NIGC ready to offer gas experiences to Iraq, Afghanistan
  • Sunday 12/10/2017 NIGC ready to offer gas experiences to Iraq, Afghanistan
    Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamidreza Araqi voiced his company’s readiness to transfer its gas experiences to neighboring countries like Afghanistan and Iraq...

    Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamidreza Araqi voiced his company’s readiness to transfer its gas experiences to neighboring countries like Afghanistan and Iraq.
    Speaking in a meeting with visiting Iraqi Deputy Oil Minister Hamid Younis in Tehran on Tuesday, Araqi said Iran is ready to offer some of its capabilities in gas industry to neighboring countries like Iraq, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    He said Iran enjoys the largest natural gas reserves and the best operational standards in gas industry and it can share them with Iraq.
    Iran can also cooperate with Iraq in training, designing, execution, transfer pipelines, construction of networks and pressure booster stations, Araqi said.

Iraq needs Iran’s help to develop gas Infrastructure
  • Sunday 12/10/2017 Iraq needs Iran’s help to develop gas Infrastructure
    Iraqi Deputy Oil Minister for gas affairs Hamid Younis said his country needs Iran’s help to develop its gas infrastructure...
    Iraqi Deputy Oil Minister for gas affairs Hamid Younis said his country needs Iran’s help to develop its gas infrastructure.
    Following his meeting with Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh in Tehran on Monday morning, Younis added Iraq has vast programs to develop its gas infrastructures such as creating gas distribution networks for industrial, residential sectors and gas-fueled vehicles, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    He said that Iran has valuable experiences in the gas sector, adding Iraq needs Iran’s help to fulfill its goals in this concern.
    Younis said that Iraq intends to use Iranian contractors' experiences both in the fields of investments and in the sector of joint venture projects to develop its gas industry.
    Mutual cooperation between the two countries will continue under signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) last year, Younis said.
Iran calls for more foreign investment in gas sector
  • Tuesday 11/28/2017 Iran calls for more foreign investment in gas sector
    Vice-President Jahangiri said that Iran’s new Petroleum Contract (IPC) offers a good opportunity to foreign investors to make profitable deals in the country’s fast-growing gas sector...
    Vice-President Jahangiri said that Iran’s new Petroleum Contract (IPC) offers a good opportunity to foreign investors to make profitable deals in the country’s fast-growing gas sector.
    Iran’s first Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri addressed the fourth meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Bolivia on Nov. 24, during which he called on all foreign investors, national and international oil and gas companies, to participate in development projects of Iran’s massive gas resources that would in turn increase the GECF’s shares in production and trade of natural gas in the world, Fars News Agency reported.
     “Iran, as the largest natural gas reserves holder in the world, has a high capacity for natural gas production and exports, and enjoys further participation in supplying energy at the regional and global levels,” Jahangiri said.
    Jahangiri further maintained that the Iranian government is implementing programs to increase natural gas production, optimize consumption, increase energy efficiency and its share of nuclear energy in the national energy basket, which would lead to a reduction in domestic energy consumption, a further contribution to global energy supply, and an increase in natural gas exports.
    “Fortunately I can say that in recent years, despite the unilateral and unjust sanctions imposed by the US government against Iran, we have been able to significantly increase gas production by relying on the capabilities of domestic companies and indigenous technical knowledge,” he concluded.
VP highlights Iran’s role in setting gas export policies
  • Tuesday 11/28/2017 VP highlights Iran’s role in setting gas export policies
    Iran has an important position in determining policies on expanding gas exports and the global energy basket, said Iran’s first vice president...
    Iran has an important position in determining policies on expanding gas exports and the global energy basket, said Iran’s first vice president.
    Speaking to reporters upon arrival in Bolivia on late Thursday (local time), Es’haq Jahangiri further said that Iran holds the world’s largest gas reserves and is among the key players in Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), IRNA reported.
    Underlining the importance of guaranteeing supply, regulating prices and ensuring security of gas exports, he recalled, “Years ago in Tehran, gas exporting countries predicted the future of this source of energy and decided to create the GECF. Today, several years have elapsed [since the creation of the forum] and GECF has turned into an important center for making energy-related decisions.”
    He added among the fossil energy carriers, natural gas is the cleanest and most important whose role in the global energy basket is increasing.
    The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is an international governmental organization which provides the framework for exchanging experience and information among Member Countries. GECF is a gathering of the world’s leading gas producers and was set up as international governmental organization with the objective to increase the level of coordination and strengthen the collaboration among Member countries.
    The Member countries of the Forum are: Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman and Peru have the status of Observer Members.
Fourth GECF Gas Summit
  • Tuesday 11/28/2017 Fourth GECF Gas Summit
    The 4th Gas Summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum convened in Santa Cruz, Bolivia on November 24, 2017...
    The 4th Gas Summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum convened in Santa Cruz, Bolivia on November 24, 2017.
    Hosted by His Excellency, HE Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, the Summit was attended by Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela as well as Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman and Peru as Observers.
    The President of the Ministerial Meeting of the GECF His Excellency HE Alexander Novak, and Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation and Dr. S.M. Hossein Adeli, Secretary General of the Forum attended the Summit.
    The Heads of State and Government, and Heads of Delegations exchanged views on developments in the international gas markets.
    The outcome of the Summit was the Declaration of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. The Summit affords GECF Member countries the opportunity to discuss at the highest level developments, trends, and policies on energy in general and gas in particular and also to reaffirm their continued support to the objectives of the Forum. Previous GECF Gas Summits were held in Qatar in 2011, Moscow in 2013 and in Iran in 2015.
    The Heads of State and Government and Heads of Delegations of the GECF Member countries extended their appreciation to His Excellency,  Evo Morales, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and to the People and High authorities of the city of Santa Cruz for their warm hospitality and excellent arrangements made for the Summit.
Iran continues gas exports to Iraq despite strong earthquake
  • Tuesday 11/14/2017 Iran continues gas exports to Iraq despite strong earthquake
    The spokesman for the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said despite the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, Iran continues exporting gas to the neighboring country...
    The spokesman for the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said despite the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, Iran continues exporting gas to the neighboring country.
    According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, Majid Boujarzadeh added  despite the temblor that struck western Iran late Sunday, NIGC’s facilities in the region have remained intact and safe.
    He said that, therefore, gas exports to Iraq are continuing at a rate of 14 million cubic meters per day.
Nearly 2bcm of Gas injected to Storage Facilities in H1
  • Sunday 11/12/2017 Nearly 2bcm of Gas injected to Storage Facilities in H1
    Iran has stored nearly 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas in Shourijeh and Sarajeh gas facilities in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21, managing director of National Iranian Gas Transmission Company (NIGTC), Saeid Tavakoli said...
    Iran has stored nearly 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas in Shourijeh and Sarajeh gas facilities in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21, managing director of National Iranian Gas Transmission Company (NIGTC), Saeid Tavakoli said.
    The gas is being injected to the facilities for consumption during winter and enhancing production of the country’s oilfields, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    In winter, NIGTC transfers 750 million cubic meters (MMcm/d) of gas per day across the country and withdraws 9 MMcm/d from Sarajeh during the cold snap.
    The Sarajeh facility can store up to one billion cubic meters of gas. This is while Shourijeh facility can store up to 2.5 bcm in it.
    Gas storage will continue until late November.
Gas exports to reach 40 bcm per year
  • Wednesday 11/1/2017 Gas exports to reach 40 bcm per year
    Iran’s natural gas exports will reach 40 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year by the end of the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan, Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said...
    Iran’s natural gas exports will reach 40 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year by the end of the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan, Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said.
    During the 7th ANGVA Biennial International conference and Exhibition (ANGVA 2017), Zangeneh added that Islamic Republic of Iran plans to raise natural gas production to 1 billion cubic meters per day by March 2019, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    “We currently produce 850 million cubic meters (MMcm) of natural gas per day, but output is planned to hit 1 bcm/d one and a half years from now,” he said.
    Zangeneh said the event is a good opportunity which can prepare the ground for introduction of Iran’s achievements and capabilities in Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) industry and enhancing collaborations with internationally active companies in the field.
    “The conference can also pave the way for the cooperation of Iran’s organizations active in the field with their international opposite numbers,” the official said.
    Iran sit atop the world’s largest natural gas reserves with an estimated volume of 34 trillion cubic meters.
    “Now 90 percent of Iran’s population is connected to the gas network, which comprises 98 percent of urban households and 70 percent of rural households,” he stated.
    Iran currently enjoys 2,400 CNG stations and over 4.5 million CNG-run cars that consume 20 million cubic meters of the fuel on a daily basis.
    Iran holds the world’s second largest fleet of gas-run cars after China, Zangeneh said adding that over 16% of the world’s gas-run cars are in Iran.
Iran can Enjoy Bigger Stake in World Gas Market
  • Monday 10/30/2017 Iran can Enjoy Bigger Stake in World Gas Market
    Iran can have a bigger share in the global gas market given the size of its natural reserves, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) said...
    Iran can have a bigger share in the global gas market given the size of its natural reserves, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) said.
    Addressing a conference ahead of the 7th conference and exhibition of Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA) in Tehran, Mansour Riyahi, said given the fact that Iran enjoys 18% of the world’s proven natural gas reserves, it has only 1.5% share in the natural gas market which must increase soon, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    “We are optimistic that the ANGVA 2017 will pave the path for developing compressed natural gas (CNG) industry of Iran,” he said.
    Iran sits atop 46% of the gas reserves in the Middle East and 11% of the world’s oil reserves, he said.
    Riyahi described CNG industry as a strategic industry in Iran, adding the sector must develop for various political, economic, environmental and developmental reasons.
    Iran currently enjoys 2,400 CNG stations and over 4.5 million CNG-run cars that consume over 20 million cubic meters of the fuel on a daily basis.
Iran Signs first Gas to LNG Deal
  • Sunday 10/29/2017 Iran Signs first Gas to LNG Deal
    The first gas sales contract to produce LNG for exports has been signed between NIOC and IFLNB (under ownership of Kharg Island refinery and Norwegian company Hemla)...
    The first gas sales contract to produce LNG for exports has been signed between NIOC and IFLNB (under ownership of Kharg Island refinery and Norwegian company Hemla).
    The Caribbean Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project will be developed in partnership with the Belgian Exmar and the leasing of an FLSU by IFLNG from it as their exclusive representative, with a capacity to produce 500,000 tons of LNG per year, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    The National Iranian Oil Company and IFLNG have taken the necessary steps to implement the 20-year contract for the sale of natural gas within three months.
    It is predicted that the Caribbean FLNG unit will be moored offshore in Pars service port from September 2018. The FLSU unit will be ready to receive 2.3 million cubic meters of natural gas from the 7th South Pars Gas Refinery.
Iran to host ANGVA 2017
  • Saturday 10/28/2017 Iran to host ANGVA 2017
    The Islamic Republic of Iran will host the 7th conference and exhibition of Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA) which is slated to be held on October 31-November 2 in Tehran...
    The Islamic Republic of Iran will host the 7th conference and exhibition of Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA) which is slated to be held on October 31-November 2 in Tehran.
    Representatives from 65 companies from 15 countries are scheduled to attend the event, NIGC’s gas distribution director, Saeed Momeni said, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported.
    He said developing compressed natural gas (CNG) industries in the world is the main target of holding the event, adding the International Energy Agency has predicted that CNG will take up to 28% of fuel mix in the world by 2035.
    Iran currently enjoys 2,400 CNG stations and over 4.5 million CNG-run cars that consume 20 million cubic meters of the fuel on a daily basis, he added.
    The Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA) was established in 2002 and is a trade association for the natural gas vehicles industry in the Asia Pacific region. It serves the needs of fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, OEMs, gas suppliers, equipment suppliers, refuelling equipment providers, consultants, government representatives, NGOs and others involved with the natural gas vehicle industry by promoting the use of natural gas as a transport fuel, by defining industry standards and guidelines and by providing training. 
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