the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), based on the country's macro policies
to increase the share of natural gas in the energy mix of the country due to
its numerous advantages such as environmental sustainability, distribution of
social justice, etc., Iran as the world's third largest gas producer in recent
years has focused on increasing its share of the global gas market.
this policy, the country's gas production capacity has been on the agenda since
the 2000s, with the development of the South Pars gas field, which has seen
constant production growth ever since, Shana reported.
1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran’s natural gas production capacity has increased
from 89 bcm in 1979 to over 3,754 bcm in 2018.
the implementation of development plans for gas refinement, provided that all
development plans come on-stream by the end of the Sixth Development Plan to
2021, the total NIGC gas refinery capacity would cross 1,200 million cubic
meters per day.