Official: Iran plans to export one million tons of sulfur

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian energy official said that Iran has a plan to increase its exports of Sulfur up to 1 million tons in the near future.

“The annual sulfur exports have amounted to 650,000 tons, and we are planning to increase this volume to about 1 million tons through operation of South Pars new refineries,” CEO of the Iranian Gas Commercial Company (IGCC) Mohammad Ali Barati told the Iranian Mehr News Agency.

“Along with sulfur exports to target countries, we have plans to explore new markets for or sulfur exports,” Barati added.

Extracting sulfur from oil and gas raw material is a dominant policy in Oil Ministry which has contributed to increased gas products volume from refineries.

By Fars News Agency


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