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  • First Butt Fusion Laboratory Launched in Iran

    First Butt Fusion Laboratory Launched in Iran

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The head of the technical inspection of Qazvin Gas Company announced launching of the first butt fusion laboratory for PE pipes in cooperation with the Science and Technology Park of Imam Khomeini International University.

  • 95% of Iran Population to Enjoys Natural Gas by March 2021

    95% of Iran Population to Enjoys Natural Gas by March 2021

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The director of gas supply at the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said 95% of the Iranian population would benefit from natural gas by the end of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 20.

  • Gas Trade with Turkmenistan on NIGC Agenda: CEO

    Gas Trade with Turkmenistan on NIGC Agenda: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said: "Now we do not need to balance our network with Turkmen gas, but we consider gas trade with Turkmenistan and other neighboring countries."

  • NIGC Dispatching Center Unparalleled in ME: CEO

    NIGC Dispatching Center Unparalleled in ME: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said the company’s dispatching management center is unparalleled in the Middle East.

  • Iran Daily Gas Output beyond 700 mcm: NIGC

    Iran Daily Gas Output beyond 700 mcm: NIGC

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- A spokesman for the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said that currently the average daily production of natural gas in the country's refineries was 703 million cubic meters.

  • Iran Gas Industry to Celebrate Self-Sufficiency in Equipment Supply: CEO

    Iran Gas Industry to Celebrate Self-Sufficiency in Equipment Supply: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) –The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) announced the start of construction of 35 widely-consumed and strategic items in the gas industry with support from local knowledge-based companies.

  • Iranian Ministry of Petroleum on Arbitration Court Ruling Regarding NIGC-Turkmengaz Dispute

    Iranian Ministry of Petroleum on Arbitration Court Ruling Regarding NIGC-Turkmengaz Dispute

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The General Directorate of Public Relations of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum issued an announcement explaining the outcome of the International Court of Arbitration’s ruling regarding the dispute between the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and Turkmengaz.

  • Iran Gas Exports up 3.6 bcm

    Iran Gas Exports up 3.6 bcm

    TEHRAN (Shana) – An Iranian deputy petroleum minister announced that Iran’s natural gas exports had increased by 3.6 billion cubic meters, or 26%, in the calendar year of 1398 which ended on March 19 compared to the preceding year.

  • No Covid-19 Impact on Iran Gas Distribution

    No Covid-19 Impact on Iran Gas Distribution

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran has one of the most extended gas pipelines in the region. Last calendar year to March 20, Iran extended its gas pipelines to 37,343 kilometers. Furthermore, 86 gas compressors are under operation while 316 have already become operational across the country.

  • Iran Gas Sector Braces for Fast Development

    Iran Gas Sector Braces for Fast Development

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran’s gas industry development has over the past six years seen daily growing development with the focus having been on recovery from the giant South Pars gas field. Development of gas industry is racing ahead in both upstream and downstream sectors. Iran’s gas industry train has been overcoming all restrictions in order to reach the final destination, which is maximum recovery from joint fields and replacement of gas with petroleum products. The gas industry hopes to connect all cities, as well as all villages with more than 20 households to the national gas network. In addition to maximum recovery from joint gas fields, processing the already recovered gas would be also instrumental in order to avoid any halt in the development operations.

  • Golestan Province Fully Covered by NIGC Gas Network

    Golestan Province Fully Covered by NIGC Gas Network

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Golestan Province Gas Company announced that 100% of the urban population and 96% of the rural population of the province benefited from natural gas supplied by the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).

  • Inauguration in Rapid Succession

    NIGC Activities Review

    Inauguration in Rapid Succession

    Last calendar year saw Iran's oil refining industry take important steps towards development and self-sufficiency. The refining industry has signed memorandums with the Petroleum Ministry and some other ministries and bodies. One of these MOUs was on producing needle and sponge coke at the Bandar Abbas and Imam Khomeini oil refineries. They were signed between National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) and Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) with a view to putting an end to Iran's sponge coke imports. Another achievement of the oil refining industry is full commissioning of phases 1, 2 and 3 of the Bandar Abbas gas condensate refinery, generally known as the Persian Gulf Star refinery. Some 70% of the equipment used at the condensate refinery was made in Iran.

  • 1st Iran-Made Turbine Launched for Gas Transmission

    1st Iran-Made Turbine Launched for Gas Transmission

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The Director of Research and Technology at the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) announced commissioning of the first national turbine in the Iranian gas transmission network.

  • Operations Begin for Building Largest Gas Storage Tank in Middle East

    Operations Begin for Building Largest Gas Storage Tank in Middle East

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said drilling of the first appraisal well in Ghezel Tappeh Reservoir, Golestan, had started to develop the Middle East’s largest gas storage facility.

  • NIGC Saves $9 bn by Liquid Fuel Exports

    NIGC Saves $9 bn by Liquid Fuel Exports

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said by investing a sum of $4 billion in urban and rural gas projects in recent years and in return for exporting liquefied fuel, NIGC has saved roughly $9 billion in the gas sector.

  • NIGC Ready to Process 900mcm/d of Gas  

    NIGC Ready to Process 900mcm/d of Gas  

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has the capacity to process 900 million cubic meters of natural gas per day.

  • IGAT-6, 9 Operational by March 2020

    IGAT-6, 9 Operational by March 2020

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said that the 6th and 9th Iran Gas Trunklines (IGAT-6 and 9) would become operational by the end of the current calendar year, which began on March 21.

  • Iran Gas Output at 810 mcm/d

    Iran Gas Output at 810 mcm/d

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- An official with the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said the country’s current natural gas production capacity stood at 810 million cubic meters per day.

  • Caretaker of NIGC Int'l Affairs Appointed

    Caretaker of NIGC Int'l Affairs Appointed

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Hassan Montazer Torbati, the CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), has issued a decree appointing Hamid Reza Haghbin Jahromi as the caretaker of NIGC’s department of international affairs.

  • Iran Gas Transmission Matures

    Iran Gas Transmission Matures

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iran's gas treatment capacity is set to exceed 1 bcm/d by the end of the current year. According to plans, gas supply to cities and villages is planned to hit 100% in three years. Every year, over 3,000 villages are connected to the natural gas network, a breakthrough experienced in no other country. Along with the development of its domestic network, Iran has been seriously working on gas export projects like the Iran Gas Trunkline 9 (IGAT9) and IGAT6. The country has a long-term plan to win an 18% share in global gas trading.

  • 40 Major Gas Projects Operational by March 2020

    40 Major Gas Projects Operational by March 2020

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said that 40 major gas projects would come on stream this calendar year which began on March 2019.

  • Iran Gas Distribution Network in Final Stages

    Iran Gas Distribution Network in Final Stages

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said that the gas distribution network of the country was nearing its final stages of development as it covers almost the entire Iranian territories.

  • Iran-Turkmenistan Gas Case Still Open

    Iran-Turkmenistan Gas Case Still Open

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said that the gas case between NIGC and Türkmengaz Company was still being considered in the International Court of Arbitration.

  • NIGC Eyes Gas, LNG Exports in Coming Year: CEO

    NIGC Eyes Gas, LNG Exports in Coming Year: CEO

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) CEO Hassan Montazer Torbati said NIGC was planning to start liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports in the coming years.

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  • SPGC Eyes 7 bcm Gas Output Growth

    SPGC Eyes 7 bcm Gas Output Growth

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The natural gas output of South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC) is expected to rise by 7 billion cubic meters this calendar year, which began on March 21, compared to the preceding year, SPGC CEO said.