Abadan refinery to produce high-quality gasoline

TEHRAN Oct 14 (Shana)–Abadan Oil Refinery is undergoing developments to increase its euro-4 and euro-5 gasoil and gasoline, a deputy head of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company said.

Shahrokh Khosravani said the development project will raise regular gasoline production from 60,000 to 81,000 b/d, kerosene from 18,000 to 45,000 b/d and premium gasoline to 20,000 b/d.

He said China is financing the project, adding that engineering activities for the project are under way in China by National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company (NIOEC).

Khosravani said the project, which is expected to come on-stream in four years, is estimated to cost 2.6 million euros.

With the development of Abadan refinery, Iran will see its gasoline production rise by 6.2 ml, gasoil by 15.5 ml, fuel oil by 7.1 ml, kerosene by 3.9 ml and liquefied gas by 1.5 ml.



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