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Third Iran Gas Forum: September 26-27 in Tehran


TEHRAN, Sept. 23 (Mehr News Agency) - The 3rd Iran Gas Forum will be held from 26 to 27 September with representatives from Germany, the UK, Japan, the Netherlands, South Korea and Malaysia taking part in it.

Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) quoted the director of Research and Technology of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) saying that this conference revolves around four main topics.

Saeed Pakseresht said, "The topics of the conference include policy making and macro strategies in the Iranian gas industry, management of demand and reform of energy consumption pattern, technology development in various fields of the industry and human resources development and its challenges."

He pointed out that 212 domestic companies have been invited to the conference, adding that four roundtables will be held in the forum.

Out of 275 papers 35 articles have been chosen that will be presented in 7 sessions, he said.

Pakseresht noted that an exhibition will be set up with the aim of showcasing research achievements of the country in the natural gas industry, and an educational workshop will be established to promote technology in this industry.

Iran to take part in 24th World Gas Conference

TEHRAN, Sept. 23 (Mehr News Agency) - Iran will take part in the 24th World Gas Conference which will be held during October 5-9 in Argentina, research and technology director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said here on Wednesday.

IRNA news agency quoted Saeid Pakseresht as saying that the NIGC will participate in the event as Iran's representative.

"Iran has sent 76 articles to the conference out of which 19 are selected to be presented," he added.

According to Pakseresht, Iran ranks second after Russia in terms of the number of articles sent to the conference.

The 24th World Gas Conference will take place on 5-9 October 2009, concluding the Argentine presidency of International Gas Union (IGU) during the 2006-2009 triennium. For the first time the World Gas Conference will take place in South America and in the Southern hemisphere.


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