TEHRAN July 5 (Shana)–National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC)’s trunklines are to be extended to 35,000 kilometers in the current calendar year to March 2015, planning director of NIGC said.
Hassan Montazer Torbati said NIGC plans to extend Iran Gas Trunkline-10 (IGAT-10), IGAT-6 as well as to complete IGAT-4 and IGAT-8 stations.
“This company is ready to transmit 80 mcm of gas this year and 100 mcm of gas next year,” he said.
Extension of IGAT-6, IGAT-7 and IGAT-9 will facilitate gas exports to European countries, Iraq and Persian Gulf littoral states.
While extending infrastructure in the country, NIGC plans to boost its presence in world markets.
IGAT-6 and IGAT-9 are covering the west of Iran while preparing the grounds for exports to Iraq, Turkey and Europe.
IGAT-7 will facilitate gas exports to Persian Gulf littoral states.
Iran sits atop the world’s largest gas reserves.
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