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National Iranian Gas Company: Ilam gas processing plant important in terms of export

Oil&Gas Materials 21 April 2020 19:16 (UTC +04:00)
National Iranian Gas Company: Ilam gas processing plant important in terms of export

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 21

By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:

Ilam Gas Processing Plant of Ilam province in western Iran is of double importance in Iran's gas exports, head of National Iranian Gas Company's (NIGC) Production Coordination and Supervision Directorate Masoud Zardovian said, Trend reports citing the company's official website.

According to Zardovian, the Ilam Gas Processing Plant is the only gas processing plant in western Iran and is important in this regard.

Zardovian added that the plant plays a major role in gas exports to Iraq.

The plant of Ilam Gas Processing Company can process 6.8 million cubic meters of gas per day. The fuel of this plant is supplied by the Tang-e-Bijar gas field which is located 40 km from Ilam province. Ilam Gas Processing Company was established to supply consumer gas to Ilam Province and the western provinces of Iran, as well as fuel to the Ilam Petrochemical Plant.

Iran produced 267 billion cubic meters of gas last Iranian year (from March 21, 2019 to March 20, 2020). As many as 17.5 billion cubic meters were exported. Iran produces more than 800 million cubic meters of gas per day, and this year this figure will reach 1 billion cubic meters.

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