Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 34

20-August-2007

IRAN

Iran/Iraq Again Consider Abadan-Basra Pipeline Projects

Iran and Iraq on 10 August signed a new framework agreement for the construction of two pipelines projects between Abadan in Iran and the southern port of Basra in Iraq, former Iranian Petroleum Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh announced, following a visit to Tehran by Iraqi Oil Minister Husain al-Shahristani. The agreement calls for the construction of a 40km, 32in pipeline to carry...