No 9

4 March 2002


Iran Marks Progress On IGAT GasNetwork Expansion

The National Iranian Gas Company(NIGC) has placed a major order for gas turbines with Alstom of France as partof a program to expand Irans IGAT gas trunkline system. The Iran Dailynewspaper of 24 February reported Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh saying at thesigning ceremony in Tehran the previous day that the agreement was importantfor gaining access to advanced technology and upgrading Irans technicalknow-how. Mr...