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According to Rouhani, the area has 53 billion barrels of oil
The energy company BP estimates the crude oil reserves in Iran so far at 155.6 billion barrels. The Islamic Republic was thus already in fourth place of the largest oil nations in the world. In terms of gas reserves, the country even ranks second worldwide. However, its oil exports have collapsed because of the sanctions imposed by the US following its exit from the nuclear deal with Iran.