Middle East Economic Survey
Kish Gas Discovery Confirmed By Vaziri-Hamaneh
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh has confirmed that the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has made a large gas discovery with a well drilled on Kish Island. Although an estimate of the discoverys gas reserves has not been given, Mr Vaziri-Hamaneh said in Tehran on 15 February: The discovery was confirmed about 19 January. When production starts in this field, it will...