No. 20

19 May 1997


Iranian Crude Exports Rise By Nearly 300,000B/D To 2.55Mn In April

According to data from MEES sources, Iran's crude oil exports averaged 2.55mnb/d in April, an increase of 299,000 b/d over the March figure of 2.251mn b/d. Allowing forestimated deliveries to domestic refineries of 1.2mn b/d in April, Iran's crude oil production for themonth is put at 3.75mn b/d as compared with 3.451mn b/d in March.

Liftings by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)averaged 1.145mn...