Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA - Managing Director of Iran's Gas Transfer Company Mostafa Kashkouli said here Monday that Iran-Europe gas pipeline project was put on tender recently and bidders have offered envelops containing their financial offers.
Kashkouli told IRNA that under the project, nationwide gas network would be established in western part of the country and Iranian gas will be exported to Europe via Turkey.
He said under the project, 17 inch pipelines will be laid down on an area of 1,800 kms at a cost of $5 billion and 17 gas pressure stations will be set up on the Build, Operate and Own (BOO) scheme.
He added that the pipelines will have the capacity to transfer 110 million cubic meters of gas.
The official said a technical-commercial committee at National Iranian Gas Company is busy studying the offers and qualified applicants will soon be chosen.
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