Iran’s October oil export stood at 2.44 mb/d – minister
Tehran, Iran, Nov. 2
By Emil Ilgar - Trend:
Iran’s crude oil export reached 2.44 million barrels per day (mb/d) in October, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Nov.2.
He added that Iran’s gasoline export reached 20 million liters per day, Shana news agency reported.
Iran’s crude oil export was about 2.2 mb/d during the pre-sanctions era in 2011, but the figure decreased to around 1 mb/d due to sanctions. International sanctions on Iran were removed in January.
Zanganeh said that nobody had believed that Iran would be able to double the oil export volume in a couple of months.
Iran says its fuel oil export also reached around 52 million liters per day. The country also exports NGLs and LPG and other liquid gases.
The country also exports gas condensate. According to the latest statistics, released by Iran’s Customs Administration, the country exported about 400,000 b/d of gas condensate during the first seven months of current fiscal year, started on March 21.
The combination of mentioned statistics indicate that Iran is exporting 2.44 mb/d of crude oil, 0.4 mb/d of gas condensate as well as about 0.5 mb/d of petroleum products and various liquid gases.