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Gas Reserves Discovered in Faryab Province of Afghanistan

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Gas Reserves Discovered in Faryab Province of Afghanistan

Major natural gas reserves have been discovered in the Andkhoi district of northern Faryab province as a result of a 75-day survey carried out by the government at a cost of USD 7mn.

The survey was conducted by a Canadian company in the distict.

Ministry of Mines received the results that were sent to the United Arab Emirates and India, showing that Andkhoi has the largest gas reserves in Northern provinces.

Mines Minister Waheedullah Shahrani said the bidding process would be completed in nine months, with renowned international firms participating in the bidding. The extraction license would be issued to the highest bidder.



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