Weekly liquid fuel consumption in Iran falls to 846M liters
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Weekly liquid fuel consumption in Iran decreased to 846 million liters.
During the week ended ending Feb. 13, some 846 million liters of liquid fuel (gas oil and fuel oil) were consumed in the country, showing 57.1 million liters decline compared to the preceding week, Iran's Shana news agency reported on Feb. 16.
Some 589 million liters of gas oil and some 257 million liters of fuel oil were consumed during the mentioned week.
The highest amounts of gas oil (98.7 million liters) and fuel oil (55.6 million liters) were consumed on Feb. 8 and Feb. 13, respectively.
Mansour Riyahi, Deputy Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company, said on Jan. 8 that some 260 million liters of gasoline, kerosene, gas oil, fuel oil, and liquefied gas were consumed on average per day in the country since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2014).
He also said that 19-20 million cubic meters of CNG was consumed per day, which has reduced the same amount of gasoline consumption.
The volume of natural gas delivered to power plants rose by 32 percent, leading to a decline in liquid fuel consumption in power plants, he noted.
Edited by CN