Gas delivery to power plants rises by 38 percent

Gas industry

The volume of gas delivery to power plants rose by 13 billion cubic meters over the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year.

TEHRAN Feb 17(Shana)–The volume of gas delivery to power plants rose by 13 billion cubic meters over the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year which began March 21 2014.
Director of gas supply division at the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Naser Ebrahimi made the remarks, adding during the aforementioned period gas delivery to power plants stood at 46.340 bcm, up by 38 percent against similar period last year.

While last year the amount of gas delivery to power plants hit 101 million cubic meters per day on average, it rose to 140 million cubic meters this year, he told Shana.

Gas delivery to large industries hit 30 billion cubic meters during the period, up by 4 bcm year on year, he noted.

Average daily gas delivery to industries stood at 88 mcm this year, up by 10 percent year on year, Ebrahimi said.

According to him, NIGC also delivered 76.75 bcm of gas to household and commercial sectors as well as small industries during the first 11 months of the year, implying 231 mcm/d.