"The oil layer has a depth of 80m (262ft)", he said during a speech in the central city of Yazd.
The discovery comes at a time when Iran has suffered economically under a series of United States' sanctions aimed to limit its nuclear program.
"Despite America's sanctions. Iranian workers have found an oil field with 53 billion barrels of reserves", Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday.
Iran's oil revenues will increase by $32bn (£25bn) "if extraction rate from the oil field increases only 1%", he added.
L'Iran annonce avoir découvert un gisement de pétrole colossal
Le pays souffre de l'effet des sanctions économiques rétablies contre la République islamique par les Etats-Unis depuis août 2018. Le gisement s'étend de Bostan à Omidiyeh, deux villes de la province du Khouzestan, dans le sud-ouest de l'Iran, a-t-il ajouté.
Iran is considered a global energy superpower; the country reportedly possesses 10% of the world's oil reserves. Figures can vary wildly by country due to differing standards, though it remains a yardstick of comparison among oil-producing nations.
The new oil field could become Iran's second-largest field after one containing 65 billion barrels in Ahvaz.
The 80-metre deep field stretches almost 200 kilometres from Khuzestan's border with Iraq to the city of Omidiyeh, Rouhani added.
But it has struggled to sell its oil since US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed unilateral sanctions on Iran. However, they've offered no means by which Iran can sell its oil overseas.
The collapse of the nuclear deal coincided with a tense summer of mysterious attacks on oil tankers and Saudi oil facilities that the USA blamed on Iran.
Authorities have appealed to people to register themselves, and register details if they are concerned for missing loved ones. On Friday evening, a State of Fire Emergency for Queensland residents was declared: "It is now too late to leave the area".
Si je considère le détail dans ce texte, quand on parle de 'lois liberticides', je ne sais pas de quoi on parle. Des propos qui interpellent puisqu'ils laissent entendre que République discriminent par la loi les musulmans.
However, a THAI employee says Rainsy was not allowed to board the flight from Paris to Bangkok because his booking was not valid. The government in Phnom Penh said it would arrest him and has asked all regional neighbours to bar him from entering.
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Anthony broke a 17-year-old freshman scoring record against Notre Dame, notching 34 points in his first collegiate game. The Tar Heels shot just 31% and located on their own down by 1 to Notre Dame heading into halftime.
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Sam Rainsy has several convictions with prison sentences along with charges on several offense pending. In preparation for any unrest, Cambodia's military has mobilized on its borders and near airports.
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