14 December 2021 - 15:30
  • News Code: 450358
Share of CNG in Energy Mix to Reach 30%: Official

TEHRAN (Shana) -- The director of research and technology of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) voiced an increase in the share of CNG in the fuel mix of vehicles to 30% by 2025.

According to ISNA, Reza Kazemnejad underlined the importance of signing a contract for production of 45,000 dual-fuel cars, taxis and vans between NIORDC and Iran-Khodro, adding: "This was an important step in the production of dual-fuel cars in the 13th administration which took place for the first time.”

If the groundwork is laid, conclusion of such contracts will be a priority in the NIORDC plans to accelerate production and conversion of dual-fuel vehicles with the support of the company.

He added: "Currently, the share of CNG in the country's fuel mix is 21.2%, equivalent to 22.4 million cubic meters of CNG per day, which is set to increase to 30% by 2025.”

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