27 September 2016 - 11:09
  • News Code: 269885
Iran H1 Gas Exports near 4 bcm

TEHRAN, Sept 27 (Shana) – Iran has sent nearly 4 billion cubic meters of natural gas to foreign destinations in its half-yearly exports, a gas official said.

Mehdi Jamshidi Dana, director of the Dispatching Department of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), told Shana that the country's exports amounted to 3.92 bcm during the since six months between March 20 and September 21. 

He said the exports rose by 3.4% year-on-year.

Furthermore, the country's gas imports dropped by 25.1% from the same period last year.

Jamshidi also added that over 6 bcm of sour gas was injected to Aghajari oilfield for enhanced recover from its reserve. 

He said another 2 bcm of sweet gas was also injected to oil reserves during the period. 

Over 1 bcm of gas was also injected to Shourijeh and Sarajeh underground gas storage facilities in central Iran for recovery in the cold season. The amount is 17% higher year-on-year.

Iran recovered over 102 bcm of gas in the first 6 months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 20, up 9.1% from the same period a year earlier. 

Out of the total amount of gas consumed in the country, 68 billion cubic meters go to the households, 55 billion cubic meters to industries and 58 billion cubic meters to power plants.

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