The projects were launched on Saturday in a ceremony attended by National
Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) CEO and South Khorasan governor.
The plans were Sarbisheh-Nehbandan gas pipeline, Sarbisheh-Doreh
gas pipeline, gas supply to the three cities of Nehbandan, Shusef and Doreh,
and gas supply to 101 provincial villages, as well as starting gas supply
operations to 388 other villages.
Implementation of these projects entailed Rls. 800 billion of
investment in the Sarbisheh-Nehbandan pipeline, Rls. 150 billion for gas supply
to Nehbandan and Rls. 50 billion for gas supply sector in Shusef.
Meanwhile, gas supply projects to 30 villages of Birjand County, 21
villages in Darmian County, 14 villages of Boshruyeh County, a village in Nehbandan
County, 10 villages of Tabas County, 9 villages in Ferdows County, 11 villages
of Qaenat County and 5 villages of Sarbisheh County came on-stream.
With gas supply to these cities and villages, a total of 13,373
households benefited from the blessing of natural gas for heating and cooking.