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Iran to Launch Key Gas Pipeline Soon

(Saturday, December 9, 2017) 17:05

TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (Shana) -- Iran is about to launch a key gas pipeline which will carry South Pars gas to western provinces while easing export to neighboring Iraq.

Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamidreza Araghi said the gasline will be launched in a matter of a fortnight with a daily capacity of transferring 110 million cubic meters of natural gas.

He said the 56-inch pipeline is 12,00 km long and facilitates gas export to Iraq through Shalamche and Naftshahr.