West Karoun oilfields production up five-fold in past 6 yrs- Iran minister

DUBAI, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Oil production at the West Karoun oilfields in southwest Iran has increased five-fold in the past six years, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Saturday, according to the news site of the oil ministry SHANA.

SHANA did not give a figure for the increase in production.

Last year, Iran eyed 300,000 barrels per day oil production from its West Karoun oilfields, Zanganeh has previously said. (Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Himani Sarkar)