Former Indian minister throws weight behind Iran pipeline project

By Staff reporter 6 September 2017

Former Indian oil secretary T.N.R. Rao has urged New Delhi to support a project to build a 1,300 km pipeline from Iran to India via Oman, according to First Post.

Rao, who is now the chairman of the advisory board of South Asia Gas Enterprise, has said the price of gas through the $2 billion pipeline would be around $2/MMBtu cheaper than imported LNG.

The pipeline is expected to carry 31.5 million cubic metres per day and could be built in two years...

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