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Lavan to produce euro-4 fuel

TEHRAN August 8 (Shana)–Lavan Oil Refinery is expected to start producing 3.5 ml/d of euro-4 gasoline by March 2015, a top official of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company said.

 Saeed Mahjoubi said catalyst is being purchased for the refinery to start producing euro-4 gasoline.

The official said earlier that Abadan Oil Refinery is to focus 80 percent of its capacity on euro-4 gasoline.

Mahjoubi said Abadan refinery is already producing 11.5 million liters of gasoline.

He said that studies are under way on a development project for Abadan refinery for increasing distillate production.

Under this development project, a new refining unit with a capacity of 210,000 b/d will become operational.

This project is estimated to cost more than IRR 111 trillion.



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