Dec 12, 2017, 8:43 PM
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Iran ups gas exports by 64 percent

Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA – Director of the International Affairs Department at National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Behzad Babazadeh said Iran's gas exports rose by 64 percent in the first five months of the current Iranian year (started March 21).

Babazadeh said export of natural gas to Iraq rose to about 14 million cubic meters a day from seven million cubic meters within 100 days since the 12th government has taken office.

Turkey is major gas purchaser from Iran and if gas pipeline for pumping gas to Basra of Iraq is operational, Iraq will turn into major importer of Iranian gas by daily import of 40 million cubic meters.


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