Iran's gas prospects seen brightening amid terrorism aftermath

Possible consideration of relaxing US sanctions against Iran as part of current antiterrorism talks ultimately could lead to that country's emergence as one of the world's main exporters of natural gas.So says Manouchehr Takin, an analyst with the London-based think tank Centre for Global Energy Studies. He told a CGES symposium on Middle Eastern gas prospects last week that Iran is determined to export its gas but may need the help of US companies."Gas exports have been agreed as a policy. Iran's gas reserves are more than sufficient for domestic consumption, injection into oil fields, and also for exports for the foreseeable future," Tak- in said. "With the delay in initiati...

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