Iraq, Iran Reach the final version of the draft gas pipeline 9/21/2015
Iraq, Iran Reach the final version of the draft gas pipeline
9/21/2015 0 Comments
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Said the National Iranian Gas Company, on Monday, to reach with Iraq to the finalization of the construction of a pipeline to transport gas between the two countries, while confirming that the draft contract in the final stages. The director of international relations at the National Iranian Gas Company Azizullah Ramadani in comments carried by the Iranian news agency IRNA statements seen by the (long-Presse) that "Iraq and Iran have reached a final formula for the construction of a pipeline to transport gas from Iran to Iraq," noting that "the Iraqi side initiated Primary operations implementation of the project. " Ramadan added that "in spite of the security situation in Iraq, the project is still on the agenda, but he faced some delays in decision-making." He pointed Ramadani that "the implementation phase of the contract to export 25 million cubic meters of gas to Iraq will begin if the signature," stressing that "the National Iranian Gas Company is ready to equip Iraq the equivalent of 35 million cubic meters of gas per day, after a new amendment to the contract gas export ".
He Ramadani that "gas transfer to Iraq will begin the amount of 5 million cubic meters per day and it is hoped that up to 35 million cubic meters per day at the completion of a project to extend the gas pipeline from Iran," adding that "Iran has completed its share of the pipeline that extends for a distance of 97 km in its territory and in late August Alamadi. "
The Iranian oil official said on Monday (August 3, 2015), for the operation of Iranian gas tube to Iraq before the end of the month, and pointed out that the amount of exporting gas during the first phase will be five million cubic meters per day, with most likely the last phase of the tube is complete in March 2016.
The head of the Iranian gas export company, 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 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.