Iran Gives Priority to Kharg Bypass Pipeline Project 

Iran is giving top priority to its project for a 2mn b/d export pipeline system to a new terminal some 400 kms. southeast of its embattled Kharg Island terminal. European and Far Eastern contractors and suppliers are now being urged to complete the submission of bids by the first week of December.

The new line - consisting of two parallel 42-inch pipelines, each with a capacity of around lmn b/d - will run from Ganaveh (on...