Shana: Several Foreign Firms Interested to Join Iran-Oman Gas Pipeline
TEHRAN, June 12 (Shana) -- Seven foreign companies have declared interest to join Iranian companies in construction of Iran-Oman undersea gas pipeline, Managing Director of National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC) Alireza Kameli said.
Speaking to Shana, Kameli added that immediately after end of studying phase and signing the contract, the Iran-Oman gas pipeline will be constructed in two years.
Managing Director of National Iranian Gas Exports Company (NIGEC) Alireza Kameli (Photo: Shana)
He noted that Iran can not enter serious negotiation with the foreign companies till release of surveying and geodesy results.
By implementation of this gas export pipeline, current capacity of 1 billion cubic feet of Iran gas export to Oman will increase to 1.5 billion cubic feet, Kameli added.
He said National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company (IOEC) as well as the Omani company responsible for the project have already held several trilateral talks.
He expressed hope that the final results of surveying and geodesy will be concluded in the next three months ahead of us.
He said that all preparations needed for execution of the project including the formation of joint venture is underway.