Gas

  • Gas Market Developments, Tsars and Alternative Fuels

    Gas Market Developments, Tsars and Alternative Fuels

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The gas market has undergone many changes and, of course, crises in recent months. The increase in the price of this clean fuel by more than 100% has caused many experts to be surprised and reputable international institutions to make new predictions. In line with these developments, the Oil and Energy Information Network (Shana) has sought the opinion of several senior energy economics experts in this field.

  • Iran Gas Transmission Fitted with New GIS Generation

    Iran Gas Transmission Fitted with New GIS Generation

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- A new generation of geographic information system (GIS) has been installed in the pipeline projects of Iran Gas Transmission Company (IGTC), which would facilitate data storage, display and analysis. Assadollah Qanavati, director of engineering and planning at IGTC, said: “Using the system will allow for geographical data management, combining and overlapping different information sources and receiving answers from the descriptive and geographical information along with access to a variety of geographical analyses and preparation of charts, diagrams, reports and thematic maps along with three-dimensional display of information.”

  • Iran Gas Output to Reach 940 mcm/d in Winter

    Iran Gas Output to Reach 940 mcm/d in Winter

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said the country’s natural gas production would reach 940 million cubic meters per day during winter.

  • Fuel Supply Glitch in Filling Stations to be Solved in Hours: NIORDC CEO

    Fuel Supply Glitch in Filling Stations to be Solved in Hours: NIORDC CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Products Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) said the problem of fuel supply in all stations is being solved manually and it will be solved within the next few hours in all fuel supply stations across the country.

  • Iran Eyes 1,100 Ton/Year Odorant Output by 2023

    Iran Eyes 1,100 Ton/Year Odorant Output by 2023

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Deputy Minister of Petroleum for Gas announced that the country’s production capacity of odorant would reach 1,100 tons per year by 2023.

  • Owji Receives Turkmen FM

    Owji Receives Turkmen FM

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji hosted a meeting with a Turkmen delegation headed by Rashi Muradov, Turkmen Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Tehran on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

  • Compensatory Projects Needed to Ensure Iran Sustainable Gas Supply 

    Compensatory Projects Needed to Ensure Iran Sustainable Gas Supply 

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said the country would need to invest $65 to $89 billion to develop its oil and gas fields otherwise it will become a gas importer in the coming years. 

  • Gas Processing Rises 6% Fajr Jam Refinery in H1

    Gas Processing Rises 6% Fajr Jam Refinery in H1

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Fajr Jam Gas Refining Company announced that in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21, 10.5 billion cubic meters of gas was processed in the complex, which is an year-on-year increase of 6% for the plant.

  • $4.5b earmarked to Develop Upstream Gas Sector in Fars

    $4.5b earmarked to Develop Upstream Gas Sector in Fars

    FARS (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said plans are underway to invest $4.5 billion for the development of the upstream gas sector in the southern province of Fars.

  • Good News on Oil Contracts, Barter Underway

    Good News on Oil Contracts, Barter Underway

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said: "Soon, good news will be announced about the diversity of contracts for crude oil, gas condensate and oil barter."

  • 30 mcm/d Rise in Gas Consumption

    30 mcm/d Rise in Gas Consumption

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The director of dispatching of the National Iranian Gas Company announced an increase of 30 million cubic meters of daily natural gas consumption in the first half of the month of Mehr year-on-year.

  • Plans Underway to Invest $22 b to Maintain Gas Production

    Plans Underway to Invest $22 b to Maintain Gas Production

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said the country would need to invest $22 billion in the gas sector given the drop in gas pressure within the next 6 to 8 years.

  • Owji Appoints Assistant for Oil, Gas Condensate Sales

    Owji Appoints Assistant for Oil, Gas Condensate Sales

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji issued a decree appointing Mohammad Javad Bavand as "Assistant Minister for Oil, Gas Condensate and Products Sales and Supervision of Naftiran Intertrade Company".

  • Iran Ready to Extend Gas Export Deal with Iraq

    Iran Ready to Extend Gas Export Deal with Iraq

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) voiced Iran’s readiness to extend its gas export deal with neighboring Iraq.

  • Iran Names candidate for GECF Sec. Gen.

    Iran Names candidate for GECF Sec. Gen.

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iran has introduced Hojjatullah Ghanimifard as its candidate for the post of Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).

  • NIGC CEO Appointed

    NIGC CEO Appointed

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji issued a decree appointing Majid Ghegeni as his deputy for gas affairs and the CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).

  • Iran, Turkmenistan Agree to Resolve Gas Dispute

    Iran, Turkmenistan Agree to Resolve Gas Dispute

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Turkmen opposite number agreed to resolve the natural gas dispute between the two countries.

  • Least-Polluting Clean Fuel in Iran

    Least-Polluting Clean Fuel in Iran

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Various industries have established "Health, Safety, Environment" (HSE) departments in order to protect their service workers against life threats, and protect the environment. In the oil and gas industry, due to high sensitivity as well as high-risk oil and gas fields, HSE is of high significance. When it comes to the gas sector, it takes up added significance as natural gas may become more hazardous if security precautions are not taken.

  • Iran Eyes 3.5 mbd Refining Capacity by 2026

    Iran Eyes 3.5 mbd Refining Capacity by 2026

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said plans are under way to bring the country’s refining capacity to 3.5 million barrels per day from currently 2.2 mbd within the next 4 to 5 years.

  • NIGC Fully Ready for Winter Gas Supply

    NIGC Fully Ready for Winter Gas Supply

    TEHRAN (Shana) – An official with the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) voiced gas refineries’ readiness to supply gas in the winter.

  • 5-Month Sulfur Output of Ilam Refinery 25% up Y/Y

    5-Month Sulfur Output of Ilam Refinery 25% up Y/Y

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Ilam Gas Refining Company said that the refinery’s sulfur output has grown by 25 percent in the first five months of this year compared to the same period last calendar year which ended on March 20.

  • 8,000 Meters of Drilling Operations in South Pars Phase 11

    8,000 Meters of Drilling Operations in South Pars Phase 11

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Petropars Group said that roughly 8,000 meters of drilling operations have been carried out in phase 11 of the South Pars offshore gas field.

  • SPGC Ready for Winter Gas Supply

    SPGC Ready for Winter Gas Supply

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The managing director of South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC) voiced the complex’s readiness to supply the country's gas consumption in the cold season.

  • Ministry of Petroleum Welcomes any Kind of Investment

    Ministry of Petroleum Welcomes any Kind of Investment

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said: "We welcome any domestic and foreign investment for development of gas fields with the priority of maintaining the production of the South Pars gas field; as the current trend continues, we will become gas importers in the coming years.”

  • Iran Slashes Natural Gas Exports to Iraq

    Iran Slashes Natural Gas Exports to Iraq

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The dispatching director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) announced that Iran's natural gas exports to Iraq have been reduced based on an agreement with Baghdad and with prior notice.

  • New Well to be Drilled at South Pars

    New Well to be Drilled at South Pars

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Pars Oil and Gas Company is planning to drill a new well at South Pars offshore gas field in order to preserve the field’s output.

  • RIPI Launches Pilot Plant for Evaluation of 2 Catalysts

    RIPI Launches Pilot Plant for Evaluation of 2 Catalysts

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The Research Institute of Petroleum Industry has launched the first pilot plant for evaluation of alumina and titania catalysts for the Claus process joint with the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).

  • New Gas Hub in Northern Iran

    New Gas Hub in Northern Iran

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Central Asian and European demand for gas has broadened the horizons for development of Iran's exploration blocks in the Caspian Sea. “Chalous Superstructure Drilling and Exploration” project has been assigned to Khazar Exploration and Production Company (KEPCO) with a view to forming a new gas hub in northern Iran. According to Ali Osouli, CEO of KEPCO, if the initial estimates are confirmed and exploration success is achieved in the Chalous structure, the Iranian sector of the Caspian Sea will play a significant role in gas exports to Europe in the near future, in which case Iran's new gas hub will be formed in the north to let Iran supply 20% of Europe's gas needs from this region.

  • Refinery Calibrates Gas Ultrasonic Flowmeters

    Refinery Calibrates Gas Ultrasonic Flowmeters

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The repair division of the Persian Gulf Bidboland Refinery has calibrated 12-inch ultrasonic flowmeters during operation with software and hardware modifications for the first time in the country.

  • South Pars Phase 19 Refinery Boosts Propane, Butane Output

    South Pars Phase 19 Refinery Boosts Propane, Butane Output

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Petropars Operation and Management Company (POMC) said production of propane and butane in the South Pars Phase 19 refinery increased with the commissioning of all refrigeration compressors of propane and butane units.