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Iran Ups Gas Reserves

The Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Mr.Mohammad Karachian, has said that Iran has gas reserves of 17 trillion cubicmeters, more than 20% higher than the generally accepted figure of 14 trillioncubic meters. Speaking in a newspaper interview published in Tehran on 5March, the NIGC chief gave no reason for the upward revision of the reservefigures, but said that gas would play a growing role in meeting domestic...