Up to 100mcm Gas to Be Added to National Gas Production Capacity by March 20

Araqi, who is also Managing Director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), told Shana on Tuesday that the output increase will result after commissioning of new phases of South Pars joint gas field.

Iran sits on the world’s second-largest natural gas reserves after Russia, and has long sought to promote itself as a transit route for oil and gas from Central Asian states.