National Iranian Gas Company said that the country’s volume of gas exports hit more than 10 billion cubic meters (bcm) over the past year.
According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, statistics also show that gas processing capacity of the country has gone up by more than 1.5 bcm during the period which in turn has raised the capability of NIGC for boosting gas exports as well as distribution across the country.
Gas processing plants of the country processed more than 182 bcm of gas over the past year, up by 1.5 bcm year on year.
During the last year, seven turbo compressors have been installed in the gas network and by installation of a new boosting gas pressure station, the total number of boosting gas pressure stations has reached 72.
Also, coverage of gas supply extended to three new power plants which raised the number of gas power plants of the country to 71.
Press Release, August 27, 2014; Image: NIGC