During a meeting with members of the energy committee of
the Iranian parliament on Sunday, the official said the previous Iranian
calendar year of 1397 which ended on March 20 was a good year for the oil
He added that over 92 percent of the Iranian population had
access to natural gas, and over 99 percent of the urban population and 80
percent of the rural population had access to the item.
Zangeneh said the country faced no limits for supply of
natural gas to the industrial and power generation sectors during the year.
He said Iran was able to export oil and gas condensate at
the levels it exported in the previous years, adding, “The problem is that oil
exports have become a political and security matter, not a practical one.”