Iran's oil and gas production increased in 2010: BP
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 12/Trend/
Iran's oil and gas production in 2010 increased to 4.245 million barrel of oil per day, IRNA reported quoting BP's new annual report on world energy statistics.
The report indicates Iran's average oil production in 2010 reached 4.245 million barrels of oil per day, while the country's oil production in 2009 was 4.199 million barrels of oil per day.
Iran produced 5.2 percent of world oil production and ranks fourth among the oil producers of the world.
Iran oil consumption in 2010 had increased of 12,000 barrels an estimate of 1.799 barrel of oil per day.
Russia with 12.9 percent oil production ranked first while Saudi Arabia and US remained second and third with 12 percent and 8.7 percent of the world's oil production rate.
Iran's natural gas consumption in 2010 had 4.2 percent increase to 136.900 billion cubic meters a year, BP reported.