Iran’s weekly gasoline consumption reaches 484 million liters

Business Materials 29 February 2016 19:44 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 29

By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:

Iranians on average consumed 69.1 million liters of gasoline per day between Feb. 22 and 28. In the mentioned period about 484 million liters of gasoline was consumed in total in the country, Shana news agency reported. This is while people in Iran on average burned 70 million liters of gasoline per day in the preceding week. Iran's primary energy consumption reached 4.428 million barrels of oil equivalent per day during the last fiscal year (ended on March 20, 2015).

There is not any accurate figure about the current fiscal year, but the details of energy consumption indicates a slight increase, compared to the previous year.

The latest National Iranian Oil, Refinery and Distribution Company's (NIORDC) report indicates a 4.7-percent increase in the country's energy consumption year-to-year.

The report says the country consumed 84 billion liters of liquid fuels with worth $48 billion as well as 172.3 billion cubic meters of gas.

Iran produced about 59.6 million liters of gasoline per day, while the consumption level was 69.6 million liters during last fiscal year.

Coming to the current year, Iran consumed 71 million liters per day of gasoline, of which 12 percent (8.8 million liters per day) was imported during 10 months of current fiscal year.