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Iran's Key Energy Statistics world rank
Total Primary Energy Production
2016
17.019
Quadrillion Btu
6
Total Primary Energy Consumption
2016
11.26
Quadrillion Btu
10
Crude Oil Proved Reserves
2018
157
Billion Barrels
4
Total Petroleum and Other Liquids Production
2018
4,471
Thousand Barrels Per Day
7
Proved Reserves of Natural Gas
2018
1,191
Trillion Cubic Feet
2
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Map of Iran
Map of Iran

Analysis - Energy Sector Highlights

  • Iran holds some of the world’s largest deposits of proved oil and natural gas reserves, ranking as the world’s fourth–largest and second–largest reserve holder of oil and natural gas, respectively (Figure 1). Iran also ranks among the world’s top 10 oil producers and top 5 natural gas producers.
  • Iran produced almost 4.7 million barrels per day (b/d) of petroleum and other liquids in 2017 and an estimated 7.2 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of dry natural gas in 2017. [1]
  • Iran consumed more than 270 million tons oil equivalent of primary energy in 2016 (Figure 2). [2]

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