Oil Minister:

Tehran (IP) - The Iranian Minister of Oil says the country stands first among the regional countries in terms of discovering oil and gas fields.

Iran PressIran news: On the sidelines of the cabinet session on Wednesday, October 4, Javad Owji told reporters that Iran has discovered 4 oil and gas fields during the past two years. 

Owji said: "The amount of oil and gas accumulated in these fields has been estimated at 2.6 billion barrels."

The fields are located in Bushehr Province (southern Iran) and Golestan Province (north of Iran).


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