Jul 1, 2014, 2:55 PM
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Iran, 3rd APG burner in world

Tehran, July 1, IRNA - Iran is the third leading country in the world in terms of Associated Petroleum Gas (APG), an MP said.

Iran ranks third in the world, after Russia and Nigeria, in terms of APG, Mohammad-Reza Tabesh, said member of Majlis Planning and Budgeting Committee.

He said Iran is flaring 12 bcm a year of flare gas, adding that the country’s annual gas consumption stands at 150 bcm, SHANA reported on Tuesday.

Tabesh said Iran is also the ninth largest producer of greenhouse gases in the world. He said Iran has to cut fossil fuel.