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The sixth and ninth Trans-Iranian gas pipelines; An important step in the development of gas exports

The construction of sixth and ninth Trans-Iranian gas pipelines, in addition to being stable in supplying gas to the cold provinces of the country, also has an export advantage and plays an important role in energy exchanges with countries in the region, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said.

The development plan and improvement of the gas dispatching center, inauguration of the sixth and ninth Trans-Iranian gas pipelines as well as operation of five pressure boosting stations launched by Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani in a video conference on the occasion of the country"s Government Week.

According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, Hassan Montazer Torbati added that the major gas transmission projects will boost gas transfer capacity of the national gas network by 110 million cubic meters per day.

The mentioned lines, together 1,850 km long, entailing five pressure boosting stations are extended from Assaluyeh, southern Iran, to Miandoab, northwest of the country.

It"s worth mentioning that, these pipelines will make the National Iranian Gas Company enable to supply stable gas for exports to the western and northwestern neighbors of the country as the main customers of Iranian gas.

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