Damage to the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline
By Messenger Staff
Friday, November 13Because of damage to the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline on the Armenian side the pumping of Iranian natural gas into Armenia stopped on the morning November 11. According to estimates the pipeline will be repaired by the evening of November 13.
The pumping of Iranian gas to Armenia started on May 15, 2009 and 2 million cubic metres of natural gas are pumped daily, around 1.1 billion annually. In return Armenia sends electricity to Iran, 3 kilowatt hours for every thousand cubic metres of gas.