Iran plans to produce gas from a joint field with Kuwait in the coming months, Iranian news agency ISNA quoted a senior official as saying.
Kuwait is looking into potentially importing gas from Iraq and is in discussions with various international oil companies about this possibility.
Iran has halted gas flaring from the Soroush and Norouz oil fields in the Persian Gulf, through implementation of a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project.
A top National Iranian Gas Co (NIGC) official said recently the company is in talks with neighbouring countries about supplying gas for domestic demand, but these talks have been non-committal.
State-owned energy giant Sonatrach will launch a pilot project for developing unconventional gas resources in 2012 in Algeria.