Cold Spell Boosting Gas Use

Cold Spell Boosting Gas Use
Cold Spell Boosting Gas Use

Following a decline in temperature, natural gas consumption in the household sector has reached 600 million cubic meters per day, up 20% compared to last month when the figure was 500 mcm/d, the head of the state-run National Iranian Gas Company’s Dispatching Department said.
“Daily consumption has witnessed an uptrend and is expected to surpass 650 mcm/d in the coming days as the mercury has plunged to minus zero degrees Celsius in most provinces and the weatherman has forecast more extreme weather at the weekend,” Mohammad Reza Joulaei was also quoted as saying by ILNA.
Of the total NIGC’s daily production of 1 billion cubic meters, 60% are used at homes, which is a massive volume. It is expected to reach 70% sooner rather than later, he added.
The official noted that the national grid is stable and measures have been taken to prevent gas pressure reduction or supply interruption.


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