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Bushehr nuclear plant produces energy equal to 11m barrels of oil

Tehran, Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant can produce energy equal to 11 million barrels of oil, Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)stressing that the plant can help save energy and exploration activities.

Bushehr plant produces 7bn kw of electricity. If we base the plant's performance on the exported electricity rate or reserved oil, it can save as many as 11 million barrels of oil, said Ali Akbar Salehi on Sunday.

Russia is helping Iran produce electricity from Bushehr power plant, located in the southern Bushehr Province.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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