The historic port of Siraf, in Kangan city, Bushehr Province, is a stunning attraction in southern Iran. There are ancient monuments and other attractions in the port, which date back to antiquity. Today, several Iranians and other people from all around the world travel to Bushehr to visit this historic port.
A consortium of South Korean and Japanese companies has signed agreements to fund and implement a chain of condensate refining projects in southern Iran – a project known as the Octopus of the Persian Gulf.
Documents pertaining to the historical city of Siraf, Bushehr Province, have been prepared for submission to UNESCO for registration on the World Heritage List, announced the head of Bushehr Cultural Heritage Department.
Asia is expected to be the destination for more than half of Iran's ambitious $2.8-billion Siraf Refinery project's value-added oil products when the venture starts up in 2018, said the refinery’s managing director, leaving little room for condensate exports from the OPEC member, Platts reported on Monday.
The historical city of Siraf, located in the southern province of Bushehr, deserves to be registered on UNESCO World Heritage List because of its unique architecture, said Mohammad Hassan Talebian, the deputy head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.
Siraf, also known as Taheri Port, was a legendary ancient port during the Sassanid era whose establishment dated further back to the Parthian reign. It is located on the north coast of the Persian Gulf in what is now the Iranian province of Bushehr. It was destroyed around 970 CE. Its ruins are located approximately 220 kilometers east of Bushehr and 380 kilometers west of Bandar Abbas. Siraf controlled three ports: Taheri Port, Kangan Port and Dayer Port.
Korean and Chinese investors have voiced readiness to invest in Siraf Refining Park which contains eight gas condensate refineries, deputy oil minister for planning and supervision over hydrocarbon reserves said on Tuesday.