Rouhani: Iran finds new oilfield with 53 billion barrels

Al Jazeera | Nov 10, 2019 at 11:48 AM
  • Iran has discovered a new oilfield with 53 billion barrels of crude oil, President Hassan Rouhani has said, a find that could boost the country’s proven 150 billion barrel reserves by a third.
  • Iran currently has the world’s fourth-largest proven deposits of crude oil and the world’s second-largest deposits of natural gas.
  • The deal imposed curbs on Iran’s nuclear programme in exchange for relief from international sanctions.