6 August 2014 - 13:43
  • News Code: 222317
IGAT-6 Needs $500m

TEHRAN August (Shana)--Iran’s sixth gas trunkline (IGAT-6) needs 500 million dollars to be completed, a top official said.

Asghar Soheilipour from the National Iranian Gas Company said 600 kilometers of the 1,200-kilometer trunkline has already been constructed.
“IGAT-6 starts from South Pars [gas field in southern Iran] and crosses Khuzestan provinces to extend into Lorestan, Ilam and Kermanshah provinces,” he said.
He also said that completion of four pressure booster stations of IGAT-8 needs 100 million dollars in investment.
NIGC also plans to invest 8.5 billion dollars in Iran Gas Trunkline-9 (IGAT-9) to feed western provinces.
The IGAT-9 designing is expected to be completed in two months. It will feed gas into pipelines crossing Bazargan border point.
IGAT-9 (known as Europe Gas Export Line), 1,800 meters long, originates in east of Assaluyeh and passes by western provinces of Khuzestan, Ilam, Kurdistan and Azerbaijan and reaches to Turkey’s border.
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