Iran is now self-sufficient in gasoline production, announced Iran's oil minister on Monday following the inauguration of the third phase of the Persian Gulf Star Refinery in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas.
Iran began the construction of a large petrochemical refinery complex in Jask Port on the coast of the Gulf of Oman, cutting the distance between the high seas and its petrochemical terminals by around 600 kilometers.
Iran will invest about 15 billion rupees ($215 million) to expand a refinery run by Chennai Petroleum Corp Ltd in south India, the company’s managing director said, amid US sanctions on the Persian Gulf country that have hit its oil exports.
Iran has agreed to build a new oil refinery for Sri Lanka in addition to upgrading its ageing 50,000 barrel per day (bpd) state-owned refinery, said Sri Lankan Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne on Wednesday.
The unstable price situation on the Ukrainian fuel market is linked to dependence of the country on imported goods: The sharp reduction in domestic production and a lack of modern domestic oil refineries, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk said.
The aim is to turn the war-scarred plant into a producer of quality fuel so Iran doesn’t have to rely on imports