Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 20

14-May-2007

IRAN

Gazprom Reiterates Interest In Joining IPI Pipeline Group

Russias Gazprom has reiterated its interest in joining the consortium planning to build the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) pipeline, according to the Iranian Ministry of Petroleums PIN news service. Abubakir Shomuzov, Head of Gazproms Tehran office said on 5 May that construction of the IPI pipeline was necessary because Southern Asia was in dire need of energy. He added that Gazprom was...