Iranian Gas Company
gas as one the most significant fossil fuels, is playing a crucial role in
national energy mix in different countries. Nevertheless, its applications have
not been limited to energy providing, and has been used widely as the feed
stock in production of different varieties of petrochemicals. So that most of
new petrochemical complexes around the country are designed and constructed
based on natural gas feed.
its establishment National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has gradually achieved
capabilities and managed to have access to various sources and facilities such
as experts and efficient human force equipped with scientific and theoretical
vision and knowledge, tools, equipment, machinery and various advanced workshops
for implementing its operations proportionate with the economic and social
development trend of the country, so that it can independently accomplish all
the related tasks complying with the valid international acceptable standards.
NIGC as one of the 4 main subsidiaries of petroleum ministry is supplying more
than 70 percent of total energy in the country as well as the feed stock for
tens of petrochemical and industrial complexed around the country. The company
also is operating one of the biggest high pressure gas transmission and
distribution networks of the world facilitating export, import, transit and
swap of natural gas in the country. In the point of natural gas treatment and
supply, the company has the first position in the Middle East and one of major
gas companies around the world.
Khorasan Gas Company
separating the province from Greater Khorasan, the North Khorasan Gas Company
was established in 2006 as a special joint stock company.
gas supply operation to the North Khorasan region has started since 1982, four
years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution.
100% of urban households and 99.8% of rural households in
the province use gas
supply to industries and power plants as an entrepreneurial priority is always
considered by this company, so that by covering 256 major and industrial
consumers, it has accounted for 76% of the total consumption of the province.