• Iran Nears Self-Sufficiency in Gasoline Production

    Iran Nears Self-Sufficiency in Gasoline Production

    TEHRAN Jan 04 (Shana)--The country has approached self-sufficiency in gasoline production after Esfahan oil refinery raised gasoline output recently, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) Abbas Kazemi said.

  • China to Fund Iran Refinery Development

    China to Fund Iran Refinery Development

    TEHRAN Jan 03 (Shana)--China is to finance the development of Iran's oldest oil refinery in the southwestern city of Abadan, managing-director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company said.

  • State Owned Companies Are Not Cost-Effective

    State Owned Companies Are Not Cost-Effective

    TEHRAN Jan 03 (Shana)--In an exclusive interview with Shana, the chairman of energy committee of Expediency Council Mohammad Chegini suggested that Petroleum Ministry should replace selling crude oil with oil products by developing oil refining sector. He is of the opinion that the state should avoid intervention in the economy and make more room for participation of the private sector in oil refining activities which in turn will result in generating value-added.

  • Iran to Become Fuel Exporter

    Iran to Become Fuel Exporter

    TEHRAN Dec 31 (Shana)--Iran will become an exporter of gasoline when its Persian Gulf Star Refinery becomes operational next year, managing-director of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company said.

  • Ahvaz to Distribute Euro-4 Fuel

    Ahvaz to Distribute Euro-4 Fuel

    TEHRAN Dec 30 (Shana)--The oil-rich city of Ahvaz is poised to become the 7th Iranian city to be distributing euro-4 gasoline, managing-director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company said.

  • Ilam Gas Refinery Sulfur Output at 40,000t

    Ilam Gas Refinery Sulfur Output at 40,000t

    TEHRAN Dec 30 (Shana)--Ilam gas refinery has produced more than 40,000 tons of sulfur since the start of the current calendar year in March, the refinery’s manager said.

  • Refinery Treats 10.6 bcm of Gas in 9 Months

    Refinery Treats 10.6 bcm of Gas in 9 Months

    TEHRAN Dec 29 (Shana)--Shahid Hasheminejad gas refinery processed 10.6 bcm of gas for delivery to Iran’s gas trunklines during the first nine months of the calendar year starting in March, the refinery’s manager said.

  • 25 Million liters of Oil Products Confiscated

    25 Million liters of Oil Products Confiscated

    TEHRAN Dec 24 (Shana)--More than 25 million liters of various smuggled oil products were discovered over the first six months of current Iranian calendar year since March 21 2014 and delivered to authorized bodies for distribution.

  • Iran to Hold Exhibition in Oman

    Iran to Hold Exhibition in Oman

    TEHRAN Dec 22 (Shana)--Iran is to hold an exhibition in Oman January 6-10 as part of its efforts to boost its non-oil exports.

  • Refinery to Fully Supply Euro-4 Gasoline to Ahvaz

    Refinery to Fully Supply Euro-4 Gasoline to Ahvaz

    TEHRAN Dec 21 (Shana)--Abadan Refinery will supply the southwestern oil-rich city of Ahvaz with euro-4 gasoline once the refinery's phase 3 is finalized, a deputy petroleum minister said.

  • Refinery Treats More Gas

    Refinery Treats More Gas

    TEHRAN Dec 21 (Shana)--Fajr Jam gas refinery processed 19.7 mcm of gas during first the eight months of the current calendar year, up 2.4 mcm year-on-year, the refinery’s manager said.

  • Gas Company Conducts 200 Researches

    Gas Company Conducts 200 Researches

    TEHRAN Dec 17 (Shana)--Bidboland Gas Refining Company has conducted more than 200 research studies in cooperation with academic and industrial centers, of which 150 projects have been done by students, managing director of the company Alimohammad Pourreza said.

  • Refinery to Double Processing Capacity

    Refinery to Double Processing Capacity

    TEHRAN Dec 16 (Shana)--Fajr Jam Refinery is expected to double its gas treatment capacity to 50 mcm in three years, a deputy head of the refinery said.

  • Refinery Incinerator Generates Heat

    Refinery Incinerator Generates Heat

    TEHRAN Dec 15 (Shana)--The incinerator of the sulfur recovery unit of Hasheminejad gas refinery can produce 130 tons per hour of heat, saving the company 65 mcm of fuel, the refinery’s manager said.

  • Gas Refiner Closer to Self-Sufficiency

    Gas Refiner Closer to Self-Sufficiency

    TEHRAN Dec 14 (Shana)--Shahid Hasheminejad Gas Refining Company accomplished designing, manufacturing and indigenizing electronic speed control system, ending European countries' monopoly in providing the device.

  • No Plan to Raise Fuel Prices

    No Plan to Raise Fuel Prices

    TEHRAN Dec 12 (Shana)--The government has no intention to increase prices of gasoline and gasoil, the government spokesman said.

  • High Energy Use Pollutes Air

    High Energy Use Pollutes Air

    TEHRAN Dec 09 (Shana)--The head of the Department of the Environment has said that high energy consumption in Iran is leading to air pollution.

  • Euro-4 Gasoline Planned in Ahvaz

    Euro-4 Gasoline Planned in Ahvaz

    TEHRAN Dec 09 (Shana)--Iran plans to start distributing euro-4 gasoline in the oil-rich city of Ahvaz in southwestern Iran, a deputy head of the Department of the Environment said.

  • Euro-4, 5 GasOil Output at 24 ml/d

    Euro-4, 5 GasOil Output at 24 ml/d

    TEHRAN Dec 07 (Shana)--Iran produces 24 million liters of euro-4 and euro-5 gasoil out of 97 ml/d of the country's total gas oil production, a deputy head of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) said.

  • Meeting Power Plants Fuel Needs A Priority

    Meeting Power Plants Fuel Needs A Priority

    TEHRAN Dec 02 (Shana)--Managing director of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) Seyyed Naser Sajjadi said the company has delivered more than 14.3 billion liters of liquid fuel to power plants since the start of current Iranian calendar year, which began March 21 2014, down by 3.1 billion liters in comparison to the similar period last year.

  • Bidboland Refinery Output to Hit 8 bcm

    Bidboland Refinery Output to Hit 8 bcm

    TEHRAN Nov 26 (Shana)--Bidboland gas refinery is predicted to process 8 bcm of gas this calendar year to March 2015, up from last year’s 7.8 bcm, the refinery’s manager said.

  • Majlis Confirms Gasoline Quality

    Majlis Confirms Gasoline Quality

    TEHRAN Nov 19 (Shana)--The Energy Committee of Majlis has confirmed that the gasoline imported into the country meets euro-4 standard obligations, the head of the committee said.

  • Shiraz Refinery Boosting Processing Capacity

    Shiraz Refinery Boosting Processing Capacity

    TEHRAN Nov 12 (Shana)--Shiraz oil refinery plans to boost its processing capacity by 120 thousand barrels per day after getting necessary environmental permissions, managing director of Shiraz Oil Refining Company Abdolrahim Shamsaddini said.

  • Refinery to Double Output

    Refinery to Double Output

    TEHRAN Nov 05 (Shana)--Kermanshah Oil Refinery is to double its capacity to 40,000 b/d following quantitative and qualitative enhancement plan, its managing-director said.

  • Many Elements behind Pollution

    Many Elements behind Pollution

    TEHRAN Oct 29 (Shana)--It would be unfair to ignore improvement in the quality of Tehran’s air, advisor to head of Department of Environment (DOE), Esmail Kahrom said.

  • INSO Approves the Quality of Gasoline

    INSO Approves the Quality of Gasoline

    TEHRAN Oct 29 (Shana)--Head of the Iranian National Standards Organization (INSO) head, Nairreh Pirouzbakht, announced that examinations conducted by the organization show that various kinds of gasoline the country imports including regular, premium and what is called ‘eruo-4 gasoline’ face no problem in view of quality.

  • Esfahan MP thanks NIOPDC

    Esfahan MP thanks NIOPDC

    TEHRAN Oct 28 (Shana)--Representative of the central city of Esfahan in the Majlis praised efforts made by the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) for distribution of euro-4 gasoline in the city.

  • Iran to Become Top Asia Bitumen Exporter

    Iran to Become Top Asia Bitumen Exporter

    TEHRAN Oct 26 (Shana)--Iran is planning to become the top exporter of bitumen in Asia in six months, managing-director of a main supplier of bitumen said.

  • NIOPDC Serious in Fight against Smuggling

    NIOPDC Serious in Fight against Smuggling

    TEHRAN Oct 20 (Shana)--Managing director of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) Abbas Kazemi has said that existence of a price gap between Iran and its neighboring countries is one of the main reasons behind smuggling oil products.

  • Iran Refinery Supplied Domestically

    Iran Refinery Supplied Domestically

    TEHRAN Oct 20 (Shana)--Shahid Hasheminejad Gas Refinery gets 80 percent of its needed chemicals from domestic producers, the refinery’s managing-director said.