0930 GMT October 20, 2019
According to the Fars News Agency, Mahmoud Amin-Nejad described the project as green and environmentally friendly, saying, “In this area, the gases of the burner will be collected and used after refining as feed for petrochemical complexes.”
He added that the refinery’s waste will be collected and disposed.
The official said that 99 percent of the refinery’s equipment was provided under international restrictions.
The Persian Gulf refinery has an annual production capacity of 10.4 million tons of methane, 1.5 million tons of ethane, one million tons of propane, 0.5 million tons of butane, 0.6 million tons of gas condensate and 0.9 million tons of acid.