21 JANUARY 1991


Iranian Crude Output Holds Steady in December

According to data from MEES sources, Iran's crude oil exports averaged2.638mn b/d in December, more or less in line with the November figure of 2.66mnb/d. Allowing for domestic refining throughput of around 800,000 b/d, Iran'scrude production in December is estimated to have totaled 3.44mn b/d as comparedwith 3.46mn b/d in November, 3.00mn b/d in October and 3.47mn b/d in September.

As regards the year 1990, Iran's...