Iran Oil, Gas Revenues Top $81.7B in 2007-08

TEHRAN (Dow Jones Newswires), September 8, 2008

Iran's income from oil and gas exports topped $81 billion dollars in the year to March, a 31% jump on the previous year thanks to soaring prices, a central bank report released on Monday said.

The report posted on the bank's Web site said 2007-8 revenues totalled $81.7 billion compared with 62 billion dollars in the previous year.

It said Iran - the second-biggest producer of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries - pumped 4.05 million barrels a day of crude during the year.

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