TEHRAN Oct 28 (Shana)–Iran Gas Trunkline-10 (IGAT-10) is expected to become operational in December, managing-director of Iran Gas Engineering and Development Company said.
Ali-Reza Gharibi said IGAT-10 is a strategic gas transmission pipeline of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).
He said that hydrostatic test is being conducted on 70 kilometers of the pipeline, adding that 11 kilometers of the pipeline still remains to be ready.
IGAT-10, which is 632 kilometers long, can carry 70 mcm/d of gas. Three gas pressure booster stations are installed on IGAT-10 which stretches in central Iran.
“By operating this trunkline, the gas transmission capacity and sustainability in central Iran will increase,” Gharibi said.
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