TEHRAN, April. 20 (ISNA)-The national gas exports company managing director said Iran will begin the first gas delivery to Switzerland in 2009. According to the deal signed by Tehran and Bern, Iran is supposed to export gas to the state for 25 years, Nasrollah Seifi said.
Gas pumping to Switzerland will first begun at lower levels and necessary costs for transiting gas to be delivered thorough Turkey's pipeline will be paid by Bern.
Iran will export 1.5 billion cubic meters of gas in the first phase of the project while the second stage is to raise the export level by 4 billion cubic meters.
The company is to hand in its technical and financial proposals by June.
4 hydrocarbor fields have been discovered in Farsi block 1 of which has been defined economic for investment up to now.
Also Oman is to send a delegation to Iran for talks over expanding Kish gas field.
The talks are predicted to reach to a letter of understanding in April or May.
Iran has signed a letter of understanding with Bahrain for export of a billion cubic feet of gas to the country. The two countries will continue talks on the agreement in April.
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