The SPQ1 gas platform is seen on the southern edge of Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Gulf, off Assalouyeh

The SPQ1 gas platform sits on the southern edge of Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, off Assalouyeh, 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) south of Tehran, Jan. 26, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Caren Firouz)

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The SPQ1 gas platform is seen on the southern edge of Iran’s South Pars gas field in the Gulf, off Assalouyeh, 1,000 km (621 miles) south of Tehran, January 26, 2011. Picture taken January 26. REUTERS/Caren Firouz (IRAN – Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY) – RTXX59M

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