Tehran Times – Iranians consumed 88 million liters of gasoline per day on average since the beginning of current Iranian calendar month of Esfand (February 20, 2019), IRNA reported on Friday citing the data released by the Oil Ministry.
Oil Ministry’s data also show that 85 million liters of gasoil was consumed on average per day during the mentioned time span.
Iran’s gasoline production has significantly increased since inauguration of the third phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery.
President Rouhani inaugurated the third phase of the refinery in a ceremony on February 18 participated by Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh.
The refinery in Bandar Abbas, the capital city of southern province of Hormozgan, is the first of its kind designed based on gas condensate feedstock.
Putting the third phase into operation, the refinery’s output will reach 45 million liters of Euro-5 gasoline, 12 million liters of gas oil, three million liters of LPG, and two million liters of jet fuel per day, Mohammad-Ali Dadvar the managing director of the refinery, announced in the inaugural ceremony.