Iran’s gasoline consumption surpasses 20 B liters
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iran's gasoline consumption stood at 20.502 billion liters since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2014) till Jan. 9, indicating a rise by 2.21 percent compared to the same period of the last year.
The average daily gasoline consumption reached 69.5 million liters during this period, Iran's official SHANA news agency reported Jan. 11.
The gasoline consumption from the latest month of autumn (Nov. 22, 2014) till Jan. 9 stood at 3.25 billion liters, about 442.5 million liters more compared the same period of preceding year.
Average daily gasoline consumption stood at 66.334 million liters during the period (Nov. 22, 2014- Jan. 9), meanwhile the figure was around 65 million liters in the same period of past year.
The Islamic Republic's gasoline output is currently around 62 million liters, so it needs to import the rest.
The Islamic Republic only imports gasoline conforming to Euro 4 standard as importing Euro 2 gasoline has been banned.
Over 75 billion liters of liquid fuel were consumed in Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2014) till Jan. 8 in total.
Some 260 million liters of gasoline, kerosene, gas oil, fuel oil, and liquefied gas were consumed on average per day in the country.
Iran's total liquid fuel output (including gasoline, diesel oil, fuel oil and kerosene) is a little more than 265 million liters per day.
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