Tehran (IP)- The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) CEO voiced Iran’s readiness to export natural gas to its neighbors such as Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, etc.

Iran PressIran news: Majid Chegeni said the NIGC plans for cooperation with Turkey and Iraq, to ​​which the Iranian gas transmission infrastructure is now connected, is primarily focused on the implementation of its current contracts at total capacity, and in the next step, by developing the transmission infrastructure, enhance trade capacity between the two countries.

Regarding Turkmenistan,  he also said the National Iranian Gas Company had focused its efforts on attracting gas to the southern borders and importing gas to Iran.

Chegeni added: "Countries with which there is currently no infrastructure connection are divided into two categories; first, the countries where the pipeline infrastructure network is designed to transport gas, such as Pakistan and to some extent Afghanistan and Oman, about which we are trying to provide the ground for implementation of these projects and the relevant gas contract to be signed and implemented."

"About other neighboring countries, where little work has been done, and pipelines have not been designed, efforts are being made to work closely with these countries to define joint projects," the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) CEO reassured. 


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