NO. 20

18 FEBRUARY 1991


Iranian Output Down by 474,000 b/d in January

According to date from MEES sources, Iran's crude oil exports averaged2.164mn b/d in January, down 474,000 b/d from the December figure of 2.638mnb/d. Allowing for domestic refining throughput of around 800,000 b/d, Iran'scrude oil production in January is estimated to have totaled 2.964mn b/d ascompared with 3.438mn b/d in December.

The January drop in Iranian output was largely attributable to a disruptionof...