Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 7

12-Feb-2007

IRAN

Multiple Iranian LNG Projects A Result Of Politics, Not Practicality

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has been promoting three new worldscale LNG projects for some time, in a bid to export gas from South Pars field. Recently the company has inked preliminary agreements for LNG projects to utilize gas from other fields. However, David Knott discovers that the expanding projects list represents a political move driven by the presidents...