New Delhi, March 24, IRNA-Two back-to-back agreements between Iran-India and Iran-Pakistan are proposed for construction of a gas pipeline between Iran and India, the Indian Parliament was informed today, reports the Press Trust of India (PTI).
Observing that details of the project, including the pipeline route and delivery point, were yet to be finalised, India's Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar said during Question Hour that it had been proposed to link supplies from Iran to the national network of pipelines but specifics were yet to be worked out.
"Marketing arrangements within India will be made after details of supply to the India-Pakistan border have been finalised," he said.
In reply to another question, Aiyar said Indian public sector oil companies were pursuing acquisition of equity oil and gas abroad, besides exploration acreages and producing properties.
These firms had participating interests in oil and gas projects in Vietnam, Sudan, Russia, Iraq, Iran, Myanmar, Libya, Syria, Australia, Ivory Coast, Qatar and Egypt.
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