Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 1

7-January-2008

IRAN

Turkmenistan Halts Gas Deliveries To Iran

Turkmenistan halted gas deliveries to Iran on 29 December, National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Managing Director Reza Kasaizadeh told Fars News Agency the following day. He said that Turkmen officials blamed pipeline repair and maintenance operations for the temporary halt in gas supplies. Turkmenistan supplies some 23-24mn cmd of gas to Iran in the winter. Iran subsequently reduced gas deliveries...