National Iranian Gas Company
Natural gas as one the most significant fossil fuels, is playing a crucial role in national energy mix in different countries. Nevertheless, its applications have not been limited to energy providing, and has been used widely as the feed stock in production of different varieties of petrochemicals. So that most of new petrochemical complexes around the country are designed and constructed based on natural gas feed.
Since its establishment National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has gradually achieved capabilities and managed to have access to various sources and facilities such as experts and efficient human force equipped with scientific and theoretical vision and knowledge, tools, equipment, machinery and various advanced workshops for implementing its operations proportionate with the economic and social development trend of the country, so that it can independently accomplish all the related tasks complying with the valid international acceptable standards.
Today, NIGC as one of the 4 main subsidiaries of petroleum ministry is supplying more than 70 percent of total energy in the country as well as the feed stock for tens of petrochemical and industrial complexed around the country. The company also is operating one of the biggest high pressure gas transmission and distribution networks of the world facilitating export, import, transit and swap of natural gas in the country. In the point of natural gas treatment and supply, the company has the first position in the Middle East and one of major gas companies around the world.
North Khorasan Gas Company
After separating the province from Greater Khorasan, the North Khorasan Gas Company was established in 2006 as a special joint stock company.
The gas supply operation to the North Khorasan region has started since 1982, four years after the victory of the Islamic Revolution.
100% of urban households and 99.8% of rural households in the province use gas
Gas supply to industries and power plants as an entrepreneurial priority is always considered by this company, so that by covering 256 major and industrial consumers, it has accounted for 76% of the total consumption of the province.