Iran to take part in 24th World Gas Conference

Business Materials 24 September 2009 12:27 (UTC +04:00)

Iran will take part in the 24th World Gas Conference which will be held during October 5-9 in Argentina, research and technology director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said here on Wednesday.

IRNA news agency quoted Saeid Pakseresht as saying that the NIGC will participate in the event as Iran's representative.

"Iran has sent 76 articles to the conference out of which 19 are selected to be presented," he added.

According to Pakseresht, Iran ranks second after Russia in terms of the number of articles sent to the conference.

The 24th World Gas Conference will take place on 5-9 October 2009, concluding the Argentine presidency of International Gas Union (IGU) during the 2006-2009 triennium. For the first time the World Gas Conference will take place in South America and in the Southern hemisphere.