Middle East Economic Survey


No 41



NIGC Announces Resumption Of Azeri Gas Imports

Hasan Montazer-Torbati, Director of Dispatching at the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), told reporters on 3 October that Iran has begun to receive natural gas from Azerbaijan after a three-month pipeline shutdown. He said a technical problem and seasonal repairs were the main factors behind the three-month suspension of gas imports. The flow of Azeri gas restarted on 1 October at a rate of...