Middle East Economic Survey


No 44



Pipelines Near Abadan Set Ablaze After New Accident

Pipelines have once again been set ablaze near Abadan in Khuzestan in southwest Iran, due to an accident involving a truck, the official IRNA agency reported on 26 October. The fire broke out late Tuesday when a truck crashed into oil and gas pipelines linking Abadan with Mahshahr. The fire was brought under control but the flow of oil was interrupted. Explosions ruptured two...