Euro-4, 5 gasoil output at 24 ml/d

TEHRAN Dec 07 (Shana)–Iran produces 24 million liters of euro-4 and euro-5 gasoil out of 97 ml/d of the country’s total gas oil production, a deputy head of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) said.
Shahrokh Khosravani said Shahid Tondgouyan refinery in Tehran and Imam Khomeini refinery in Shazand produce the country’s euro-4 and 5 gas oil.

He said Shiraz oil refinery produces 400,000 liters of gasoil with a low sulfur content which is delivered to Pars Region Distribution Company.

Khosravani underlined the increased need for the fuel during winter in the country, and said all arrangements have been made to replace gas with liquid fuel during winter to meet the domestic need.  

He also said that NIORDC manages its distribution model in accordance with the country’s needs and plans to buy or sell  products when necessary.

In October the official said Abadan Oil Refinery is undergoing development to increase its euro-4 and euro-5 gasoil and gasoline.

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 was financing the project, adding that engineering activities for the project were 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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