Middle East’s largest gas refinery to open in August in Khuzestan

Financial Tribune – Persian Gulf Bid Boland Gas Refinery in Khuzestan Province will be operational in August, the managing director said.

“The refinery will start operation with 20 million cubic meters of gas or 30% of its total production capacity,” Naftema website quoted Mahmoud Amin-Nejad as saying

Located in Behbahan County in the southwest, Bid Boland is the Middle East’s largest refinery with an annual production capacity of 10.4 million tons of methane, 1.5 million tons ethane, 1 million tons propane, 600,000 tons gas condensates and 500,000 tons butane.

With the new refinery production of sweet and other gases will increase, which will be used to feed petrochemical plants in Mahshahr and supply urban areas in the region. Exports are also anticipated.