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Iran Natural Gas Consumption Up 4% Since March

Gas Consumption Up 4% Since March Gas Consumption Up 4% Since March

Natural gas consumption has reached 85 billion cubic meters since the beginning of the current fiscal in late March, up 4% compared to the same period in 2019, head of National Iranian Gas Company Dispatching Department said.
“Thermal power plants accounted for the major share of consumption at 34 bcm in the 140-day period,” Mohammadreza Joulaee was quoted as saying by ILNA.
Close to 92% of Iran’s electricity (58,000 megawatts) is produced in 123 power stations most of which run on natural gas.
Giving a breakdown on NIGC’s output, he said 630 million cubic meters of gas is injected into the Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT) per day since March 20, of which 200 mcm is for home user per day.

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