Iran starts gas export to Iraq via the new Onboppea before the end of August now

Author: BS, HA, HAA
Editor: BS, HA
08/03/2015 14:32
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Long-Presse / Baghdad
Iranian oil official said on Monday, for the operation of Iranian gas tube to Iraq before the end of the month, and pointed out that the amount of gas exported during the first phase will be five million cubic meters per day, while the likely final stage of the pipeline is completed in March 2016.
The official Iranian Reza Gharibi in press statements transfer site (Press TV) news, shared it with (long-Presse), "The gas pipeline that will carry Iranian gas to Iraq, will enter the operational phase by the end of this month and up to 22 August."
Gharibi added that "the inspection and testing of gas pipelines stretching for a distance of 100 kilometers works nearing completion and will be ready to transfer the pipe Iranian natural gas to Iraq within 20 days."
Gharibi pointed out that "the first phase of the tube run will transfer five million cubic meters of gas per day to Iraq," expected "to increase this figure after the sixth stage of the gas transmission pipeline network Iranian completion."
Weird, and pointed out that "the sixth stage of the second section of the gas pipeline network, when completed, will be possible to export 25 million cubic meters of gas per day to Iraq," likely "to be completed by March 2016."
Gharibi explained that "the next few days there will be talks with the Iraqi side about gas exports project."
The head of the Iranian gas export company, confirmed Saturday (June 27, 2015), Iran's gas export plans for Iraq would be jeopardized, while attributed the reason to the existence of the organization (Daash) in Iraq.
The Iranian Oil Ministry revealed on Monday (the fifth of May 2014), it "will be equipped Iraq with natural gas during the current year", and indicated that they "stepped up efforts" to promote the production of gas, and pointed to the "agreement" on private exports of gas to Iraq deal, stressing that Export tube is currently undergoing a "construction operations".
The Iraq and Iran have signed an agreement in 2013 whereby Iran to resume gas exports to Iraq to feed three power plants in Baghdad, Diyala, but two years later still parked exports.