Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVIII

No 40

3-October-2005

IRAN

Winter Fuel Demand Threatens Gas Reinjection

Ministry of Petroleum officials have concluded that Irans growing winter fuel consumption may necessitate the prioritizing of gas supply for domestic use, which could reduce gas availability for reinjection in oilfields and for power generation. AFars News Agency report of 24 September said that gas reinjection in Iranian oilfields stood at 90mn cu ms/day (3.18bn cfd), but the rate might...