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Gasoline consumption up in hard hit Iran

GasBuddy Blog -- Iran’s gasoline consumption rose by one billion liters (265 million gallons or 6.3 million barrels) during the first ten months of current Iranian calendar year, began 20 March 2012, in comparison to the corresponding period last year, according to Iran's Oil Ministry.

Managing director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), Mostafa Kashkouli, made the remarks adding during the period, daily gasoline consumption stood at 63.2 million liters per day, up by 5.8 percent against similar period last year.

He further noted that gasoil consumption hit 96 million liters per day on average during the first ten months of current year, up by 1.4 percent against similar period last year.

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 5:55:45 AM

it has a lot to do in an age of global economics. Remember, those in the glasshouse should not throw rocks.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 1:45:31 PM

What does Gasoline consumption in Iran have to do with our economy? Other than our refineries in the state shipping more gasoline over seas to get a better price.
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 1:28:03 PM

ironic
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funny how few people actually read even the headlines on these postings.
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Oil companies in Usa are destroying the economy..Gov. needs to remove tax credits from gas companies and the ethanol producers! Let them import ethanol from Brazil sugar cane is really needed and require 1 pump(regular or midgrade be no ethanol)..www.pure-gas.org...Buy you gas with no ethanol so your corn flakes and tacos will reduce in price!
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Hopefully the people will rise up and replace the current government.
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our gas prices are way tooooo high
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OldMan322
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 9:00:03 AM

"tomok" Yes, the price is too high here but not there
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 7:33:55 AM

The price at our pumps are too high.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 7:07:59 AM

There are trucks in Iran but do that many people have private vehicles that use that much gas so 'Gasoline consumption up in hard hit Iran?' Are the Iranian sanctions working or not? Strange article! Is it mostly Military fuel use Only, for the gasoline consumption?
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 6:03:51 AM

wonder what their using all that extra fuel on, maybe military, rockets.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 6:03:41 AM

Very old news, move on.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 6:01:29 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:54:15 AM

Who cares?
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:53:49 AM

And they're complaining their economy go up? Because it is very likely consumption and the economy go hand-in-hand.

[Edited by: Bill100 at 2/10/2013 5:55:33 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:52:20 AM

guess they need to get rid of their leaders then!
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Who cares, they have the oil!
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we LOOK to other countrys to find trouble...we have enough here at home that we keep overlooking...bring your eyes & ears back to the good ole USA
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:48:14 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:44:17 AM

What do you expect, when they
drive around in their special
stretch limos, that get only
6 to 8 mpg, at best?

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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:39:45 AM

I guess we are showing them. Really sticking it to them with our tough sanctions. I'm certain they are going to capitulate on their nuclear ambitions any day now. Probably become just a sweet Christian nation with a "live-let live) attitude and a genuine desire to help their neighbors in the area, right?
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old
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:38:29 AM

Nothing has changed in Iran, except they are not exporting as much oil. So I wonder why consumption has went up?
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:36:40 AM

Old news
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Old News
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How high are the prices there?
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Who cares abt Iran blow them up
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:22:55 AM

Good for them. I guess...
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:21:32 AM

so what does this mean to us
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Friday's leftovers.
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Old News
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Re-post!!
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:09:54 AM

How many Persian Gasbuddies?
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I thought they still used camels.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 5:03:42 AM

will it affect their gas prices????
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:57:11 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:47:07 AM

...moldy news that doesn't affect my gas price...
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:46:03 AM

old news
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Last weeks news.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:44:09 AM

time for them to be on the receiving end of gas prices
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Old news.
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Don't care about Iran
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:35:35 AM

Old, old article.
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ok
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Old News..
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Lets hope they use it until they are dry.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:26:35 AM

Consumption up 22%??? Where're they getting the money. Where's the demand from?
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Refresh my memory on why we care about oil demand in Iran.
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Tanks use a lot of oil.
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Even the third world needs to move.
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