عنوان مقاله [English]
Geopolitics situation and having plentiful gas resources can make Iran as the biggest gas exporter around the world, but it isn't achieved. Yet, this research tries to recognize the roots of the subject. Although different components can affect Iran's optimal utilizing gas resources and geopolitics situation but it looks that false decisions in gas exporting field is one of the main factors. So the main research problem was identifying Iran misusing the geopolitics facts and gas resources and its failure among regional and international gas exporting market. The research hypothesis is that incorrect elite's policy-making causes the unsuitable using geopolitics situation to gain access to Iran suitable position in gas exporting market. Findings show that there was no believe and no special plan for gas exporting among the Islamic Republic of Iran main decision makers because of their preferable vision till the last decade that the West serious comprehensive sanctions started. There is no futures study or planning for gas exporting because Iran's export incomes were based on raw oil neglecting gas exporting. The research method was descriptive - analytic and carried out using the first-hand library and internet resources.