EghtesadOnline: Close to 51.5 million cubic meters of natural gas was consumed per day in thermal power plants between March and December 2019, the Energy Ministry spokesman for power department said.
EghtesadOnline: It is estimated that 600 million cubic meters of water is wasted in the country every year. From this colossal malfunction the loss of 153 mcm (non-revenue water) cannot be avoided, head of the customer department at the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company (Abfa) said.
EghtesadOnline: With the aim of developing power generation, approximately 2.3 billion cubic meters of associate petroleum gas has been harnessed from Sirri Island oilfields in the Persian Gulf for power plants in the southern regions.
EghtesadOnline: Natural gas delivery to thermal power plants has halved with the aim of sustaining and stabilizing natural gas supply to households in the winter season, director for technical support at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Converting gasoline-powered vehicles, especially vans, to compressed natural gas hybrids can help reduce fuel costs for motorists by 100%, deputy managing director of the state-run National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Renewable energy sources in Iran generated over 4.3 billion kilowatt hours of electricity since 2009.
EghtesadOnline: The National Iranian South Oil Company seeks to further reduce flaring and burning of associated petroleum gases from oil and gas sites in the southern and southwestern regions it operates, including Bushehr, Khuzestan and Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad, the managing director said.
EghtesadOnline: Wastage of power in the national grid dropped from 15.2% to 11.1% between 2013 and 2018 and by extension cut natural gas consumption in power plants.
EghtesadOnline: The government has discontinued monthly payments of cash subsidies to a further 400,000 individuals who were found to be economically well-off.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after a series of drone strikes hit the world’s largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen’s Houthi fighters.