September 19, 2008
China Starts Defining of New Iranian Gas Field
Text of report by state-run Iranian radio on 19 September
The Chinese company - Sinopec - has begun the defining of the Yadavaraan gas field. The managing director of the MATN [Persian: Sherkat-e Mohandessi Towse'eh Naft; Oil Development Engineering Company] said that with the drawing of the contract for Yadavaraan gas field the Chinese company Sinopec has started the development of this gas field. Naji Sa'douni added that after this stage the operations for the development of the Yadavaraan gas field will begin. The two-billion dollar contract for the development of the Yadavaraan gas field was signed last December with the Chinese company; Sinopec.
Originally published by Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran, in Persian 0330 19 Sep 08.
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