Iran's gas consumption decreases as weather warms
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 19
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend
Iran's daily gas consumption decreased by an average of 53 million cubic meters in housing, trade and some industrial enterprises, in the current Iranian month (began from April 20, 2020) compared to the last Iranian month (began March 20, 2020), said National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Dispatching Director Mehdi Jamshidi Dana, Trend reports citing Shana news agency.
According to Jamshidi Dana, the reason for the decrease in gas consumption is the warm weather and the decrease will continue.
Jamshidi Dana added that daily gas consumption in housing, trade facilities and some industrial enterprises amounted to 296 million cubic meters in the current month.
The director said that gas consumption at major industrial facilities has amounted to 124 million cubic meters per day, and at power plants, it was 169 million cubic meters.
Iran currently produces more than 800 million cubic meters of gas per day. It is planned to increase the production to 1 billion cubic meters.