National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) plans to buy Turkey’s main natural gas distributor, Baskent Gaz, which has been put to tender by the Turkish Privatization Office. Turkish energy officials are quoted in the daily newspaper, Zaman, as saying that Iran’s NIGC has requested the tender documents for the infrastructure facility. The paper reported that NIGC’s successful bid for 100% of Baskent would further boost energy ties between Iran and Turkey. Following Russia, Iran is the second largest natural gas supplier to Turkey.
NIGC to bid for Turkish gas distribution network
- Published: 3 years ago on Tuesday, 15 January 2013
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: January 15, 2013 @ 3:14 pm
- Filed Under: Economy
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