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Iran 9-Month Gas Consumption hits 178bcm

(Wednesday, January 10, 2018) 15:45

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (Shana) – The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) says the country consumed 178 billion cubic meters of natural gas in housing, industrial, power generation and commercial sectors in the first three quarters of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21.

Saeid Momeni, director of Gas Distribution at NIGC, said the domestic demand for the fuel has increased by 6.5% year-on-year.

He said an average of 200 mcm/d of gas was consumed for power generation during the period while 103 mcm/d was used in major industries, 45.3 mcm/d in non-major industries, and 147.4 mcm/d in the housing sector.