Gas network length rising

TEHRAN May 11(Shana)–The length of Iran’s gas pipeline network will rise to 62 thousand kilometers in 2025.

Managing director of Iran’s Gas Transmission Company (IGTC) Mohammadali Emam made the remarks on the sidelines of 20th International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals Exhibition here, adding the number of gas pressure stations will reach 136 as well.

IGTC’s managing director also said the company seeks to deploy new software to facilitate management and operations in a way that it will be able to transfer as much as 1.1 bcm of gas per day in the future.

Emam pointed that the company also plans to provide more training to its manpower so that the company adapts itself with new situation.
In order to achieve the target of transferring clean, safe, sustainable and economical gas the company should build necessary infrastructures, he told Shana.

He continued that it is expected the volume of daily gas transfer to hit as much as 1.1 bcm in 2025 but the company plans to prepare most of the infrastructures in next three years.
In the next three years, the volume of gas production will go up 100 mcm a day annually so that in 2018 total daily gas production is expected to hit one bcm per day and part of it will be exported to the neighboring countries, he added.

The 20th Oil Exhibition wrapped up on Saturday. More than 1200 from Iran and 600 companies from other countries took part in the 4-day event.