BP: Iran increases gas production
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 9 / Trend /
As of January 1, 2010, proved oil reserves of Iran are estimated at $18.9 billion tonnes (137.6) billion barrels), which is similar to the figure on January 1, 2009, said in the BP's report on world energy - 2010, posted on the official website of the company.
According to the report, in 2009 Iran produced 202.4 million tons of oil (on average over 4.2 million barrels per day) compared to 209.9 million tons in the previous year (over 4.3 million barrels per day).
In total, in 2009 the amount of oil consumption in the country amounted to 83.6 million tons compared to 84.9 million tons in 2008. In 2009, average daily oil consumption in the country amounted to 1.74 million barrels compared to 1.76 million barrels in 2008.
According to BP's data, Iran's proved gas reserves as of January 1, 2010 amounted to 29.6 trillion cubic meters, which is similar to the figure on January 1, 2009.
According to BP, in 2009 Iran produced 131.2 billion cubic meters of gas compared to 116.3 billion cubic meters in 2008.
Gas consumption in the country in 2009 amounted to 131.7 billion cubic meters compared to 119.3 billion cubic meters in the previous year.