Iran to export propane, butane to Africa

TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) – Iran deputy-director of Siri NGL Refinery has said country’s 1st propane and 2nd butane shipments will be exported to Africa by few days.

Mohammad Reza Safari told IRNA that Siri NGL Refinery will export propane and butane shipments to an African country.

He further said that the refinery has capacity to produce 140 million cubic feet gas on a daily basis.

He added that Siri NGL Refinery produces naphtha, pentane, butane and propane and the complex has exported several shipments to foreign countries so far.

Safari said that this gas exportation earns foreign currency for the country in return.

Siri Island is located 72 kilometers of Iranian southern shores, 40 kilometers west f Abu Musa Island.

After oil exploration in 1980 the Sufiran Oil Company started there and oil extraction was on process since then.

By Mehr News Agency

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