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Saturday 17 January 2015 - 17:20
Story Code : 145862

Iran hits highest record of daily gas production

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) Managing Director of Iran National Gas Organization has said production of 666 million cubic meters of gas per day will place Iran as the biggest gas producer in the history of gas industry.
Hamidreza Araghi made the remarks at a press conference on Saturdayin Tehran.


While maintaining that Irans gas production has exceeded its consumption volume for the very first time this year, Araghi added, concurrent with the 100 million cubic meter gas production, Irans gas transmission capacity has also increased with the use of new gas pressure booster stations and pipelines.


Araghi also announced that six new gas pressure booster stations as well as parts of the tenth national gas pipeline have so far entered the operational phase.


According to the programs set for our gas industry, by early 2018, the countys processing, transmission and distribution of gas capacity will increase to 330 billion cubic meters per year, he said.


Araghi noted Irans average daily production of gas has reached 637 million cubic meters this year, while the figure stood at 579 million cubic meters per day the same period last year.


He also asserted that with the development of South Pars phases, the organizations daily output has hit 666 million cubic meters, the highest record of gas production in the history of gas industry.


By Mehr News Agency





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