Iran launches first natural gas reservoir

13:09, May 16, 2011      

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Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Javad Owji said Sunday that Iran launched the country's first underground natural gas storage facility in the central province of Qom, the English language satellite Press TV reported.

The Qom reservoir, which is located in the Sarajeh region, has the capacity to store 3.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year, the report said.

Iran has the world's second largest gas reserves after Russia but has struggled for years to develop its oil and gas resources.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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