Tehran province's gas use breaks records

Iran Materials 23 January 2012 17:25 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 23/ Trend M. Moezzi

Below-zero temperature have pushed Tehranis' gas use to almost 100 million cubic meters, about 20 percent of the gas used by the entire country, Shana news reported a gas company official as saying.

With the province's temperatures ranging from 6 to 14 degrees below zero, the Tehran Province Gas Company hasn't had any problem supplying its customers with gas, Director Yagoub Ali Hossein-Nia said.

On Sunday, the Province of Tehran used 98.5 million cubic meters of gas.

Up to now the Oil Ministry's plan to meet demand on cold days has been successful.