Iran Country Analysis Brief - November 2011
Iran, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), ranks among the world’s top four holders of both proven oil and natural gas reserves. Iran is OPEC’s second-largest producer and exporter after Saudi Arabia, and in 2010 was the third-largest exporter of crude oil globally after Saudi Arabia and Russia.
For more information on Iran’s energy sector, see http://www.eia.gov/countries/cab.cfm?fips=IR
Posted: November 23, 2011