Iran boosting gas transit capacity by 110 mcm/day

Iran boosting gas transit capacity by 110 mcm/day

The Iranian Gas Transmission Company (NIGTC) says its nationwide pipeline network will be able to process an extra 110 million cubic meters per day of natural gas very soon.

According to Press TV, NIGTC’s CEO Mehid Jamshidi Dana said on Saturday that the company will be able to pump the extra amount of gas through launching four new turbo-compressor units near Arsanjan in the southwestern Province of Fars.

Jamshidi Dana said that lengthy and successful safety tests had been carried out on three of the turbo-compressor units, adding that one more compressor is being launched to further boost the gas transit capacity in the region.

“The full launch of these facilities boosts the stability of gas transit and as a result increases the supply of gas by 110 mcm (per day),” he said.

The announcement comes as Iran struggles to prevent a shortage in natural gas supplies to power plants…

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