Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 45

10-Nov-2008

IRAN

Kasaizadeh Says That Turkmenistan Gas Price Dispute Will Not Disrupt Supply

National Iranian Gas Company (NIGEC) Managing Director Reza Kasaizadeh told IRNA on 2 November that a gas price dispute between Iran and Turkmenistan would not lead to a repeat of last winters gas supply shortages. In January, Turkmenistan cut exports to Iran due to a price dispute and harsh weather conditions, triggering gas shortages across the whole of Iran (MEES...