Middle East Economic Survey


No 26



Turkmen Gas Imports For 1Q Down 60% Year-On-Year

Mojtaba Shiekhbahaee, a regional managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), was quoted by the Ministry of Petroleums PIN news service on 30 June as saying that 1Q09 gas imports from Turkmenistan had fallen by nearly 60% to 678mn cu ms compared with 1Q08 imports of 1.138bn cu ms. Iran typically imports up to 6.5 bcm/year of gas from Turkmenistan, and recently reopened...