Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 10

5-Mar-2007

IRAN

NIGC Outlines Plan For Ninth Iranian Gas Trunkline

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) is planning to build a ninth national gas trunkline, to take gas from Assaluyeh to Bazargan in northwest Iran, close to the borders with Turkey and Armenia. NIGC Managing Director Reza Kasaizadeh said on 27 February the proposed 1,800km pipeline would be built with gas exports in mind. He said the trunkline would be 56in in diameter, with 14 booster...