Iranian holding company MAPNA Group voiced readiness to take over a project to develop the country’s South Pars gas field after French energy giant Total canceled its contract in fear of the US looming sanctions.
German support for Russia’s plans to double the capacity of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea has, in turn, encouraged Bulgaria’s aspirations to develop a regional gas hub with Russian help.
Pakistan is keen to see rapid progress on the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project and the government would pursue the project as it was in the interest of the country, said the acting chairman of Pakistan' Senate.
Iran must export its surplus gas output to Europe and other countries and exploit the item as a strategic lever to hold sway in the world, said Iran's deputy oil minister for international affairs and trading.
Oman plans to still go ahead with a giant $1.5-billion natural gas pipeline linking the sultanate with Iran despite the threat of US sanctions, according to the Persian Gulf Arab state's oil minister, Mohammed al-Rumhy.
Russia’s energy giant Gazprom says it is moving closer to an ambitious scheme that envisages the development of several Iranian gas projects, including one that involves a state-of-the art technology to liquefy natural gas for exports to overseas markets.
Iranian refineries processed 214 billion cubic meters (bcm) of sweet gas in the year to March 20, 2018, said the National Iranian Gas Company's (NIGC) director for coordination and supervision on production.
A Palestinian baby girl has been suffocated to death after she inhaled Israeli tear gas amid a massacre of unarmed Palestinian demonstrators by Israeli troops along the Gaza border protesting against the highly provocative move of US Donald Trump in relocating the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds.