The latest news and views about natural gas
‘Iran’s natural gas exports witnessed 2-percent growth last year’
A report says Iran’s natural gas exports witnessed a 2-percent growth last year, despite the draconian sanctions imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic’s energy sector.
Iran says capable of meeting large part of global needs for gas
Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji says the country is capable of meeting a large part of global needs for gas as it sits on one of the largest gas reserves of the world.
Natural gas, Sulphur production projects launched in eastern Iran
The construction of the second phase of a major natural gas storage facility and three projects as part of the “Sulphur Park” in the eastern Iranian city of Sarakhs has been launched in a ceremony with the presence of President Ebrahim Raisi.
Drilling work to start at Arash joint gas filed in Persian Gulf: Iran
Iran’s oil minister says drilling operation will soon begin at the jointly-owned Arash gas field in the Persian Gulf.
Iran says reserves right to exploit joint gas field with Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has called a newly declared agreement between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait over the exploitation of the Arash gas field illegal, saying: Tehran reserves the right to exploit the field in the Persian Gulf.
Iran launches strategic gas refinery in south
The Persian Gulf Bidboland storage facility and wharf has been launched in the presence of Iran’s oil minister in the port city of Mahshahr in southern Iran.
Iranian firms unlock exclusive German software to raise natural gas production
Iranian knowledge-based companies have managed to unlock the software managing pressure of natural gas at Nar and Kangan gas field in the south of the country, raising the production level.
Iraq says ready to pay gas debts to Iran
Iraq's Ministry of Electricity has rejected media reports that Baghdad has settled accounts with Iran for gas imports.
Iran begins natural gas swap with Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan Republic
Iran’s Oil Ministry says the country has begun natural gas swap with Turkmenistan and the Azerbaijan Republic as part of a trilateral agreement recently signed between the three sides.
Minister: Natural gas swap with Turkmenistan to start soon
The Iranian oil minister says the country’s natural gas swap with Turkmenistan, to help it export to the Azerbaijan Republic through Iran, will begin from the turn of the year.
Iran, world’s 3rd largest gas producer despite US sanctions
Iran has become the world’s third-largest producer of natural gas after the United States and Russia despite the harsh US sanctions. Iran has grown steadily over the past two decades in natural gas production, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
Gas price in Europe breaks new record high
The price of gas across Europe surged to a record high on Wednesday amid cold weather, supply concerns and increased demand.
Iran’s Oil, Natural Gas Industries Growing Considerably: Minsiter
Iran’s petroleum minister says the country's oil and natural gas industries have developed tremendously since the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution of Iran.
Iran’s Energy Achievements Prove Failure of US Sanctions: VP
Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri says the country’s achievements in the fields of oil, gas, and petrochemicals indicate the failure of cruel sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Iran to Cease Burning Associated Petroleum Gas by 2023: Minister
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh has unveiled plans to stop the waste of flare gas and recycle nearly all associated petroleum gas in the country by March 2023.
Bidboland Gas Refinery Symbol of Iran’s Resistance to Economic War
The deputy chief of staff of the Iranian President's Office for communications and information affairs has lauded the inauguration of Bidboland megaproject, a major refinery collecting associated petroleum gas, as the symbol of the Islamic Republic’s struggle with sanctions and economic war.
Iran’s President Inaugurates Major Natural Gas Refinery
The Iranian president has inaugurated a major natural gas refinery in the south of the country, which is one of the largest projects in the Middle East.
Iran’s Energy Minister in Iraq to Discuss Gas Flow Cut
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has discussed Tehran-Baghdad cooperation in separate meetings with senior Iraqi officials.
Tehran, Yerevan Discuss Natural Gas-Electricity Barter Deal
Iran and Armenia have discussed exports of natural gas as well as the extension of a natural gas-electricity barter agreement.
Iran’s Gas Pipeline Network Unmatched in World: Rouhani
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has highlighted his administration’s major achievements in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, saying the country’s natural gas delivery system is globally unique.
Three Energy Megaprojects Come on Stream in Iran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday inaugurated three national large projects in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.
Iran Says Not Supposed to Pay Damages to Turkmenistan for Overdue Debts
An Iranian official says the country is not supposed to pay any damages to Turkmenistan because of overdue payments for the latter’s natural gas exports to the Islamic Republic.
Iran Urges Resumption of Gas Exports to Turkey
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for efforts to restart the export of natural gas to Turkey after carrying out necessary repairs to the pipeline transferring gas to the neighboring country.
IRGC Installs Last Platform in South Pars Phase 14
The last platform of Phase 14 of Iran’s giant South Pars gas field was held in place by Iranian technicians on Saturday.
Iran Urges Closer Cooperation among Gas Producing Countries
The fifth summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) was recently held in Equatorial Guinea.