Iran Natural Gas

Summary Table

  Million Cubic Ft
(MMcf)
Global Rank
1,201,382,000 2nd in the world
9,097,956 3rd in the world
6,567,636 4th in the world
Yearly Surplus
+ 2,530,320  
Gas Imports
337,258  
Gas Exports
295,940  
41,319  
(Data shown is for 2015, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Gas Reserves in Iran

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Iran holds 1,183 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves as of 2017, ranking 2nd in the world and accounting for about 17% of the world's total natural gas reserves of 6,923 Tcf.

Iran has proven reserves equivalent to 161.9 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 162 years of gas left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Iran Gas Reserves
1,183,019,000 MMcf
Global Rank: 2nd | Share of World's Gas: 17.09 %
162 years of natural gas left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Gas Reserves in Iran

Gas Consumption in Iran

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  • Iran consumes 7,306,314 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017.
  • Iran ranks 4th in the world for natural gas consumption, accounting for about 5.5% of the world's total consumption of 132,290,211 MMcf.
  • Iran consumes 90,566 cubic feet of natural gas per capita every year (based on the 2017 population of 80,673,883 people), or 248 cubic feet per capita per day.

Gas Production in Iran

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  • Iran produces 9,097,956.25 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year (as of 2015) ranking 3rd in the world.

Gas Imports

  • Iran imports 1% of its natural gas consumption (41,319 MMcf in 2015).

History of Gas Consumption and Production

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