Refinery

  • 18 Processing Units at Abadan Refinery

    18 Processing Units at Abadan Refinery

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Being the first oil refinery in the Middle East set up more than 110 years ago, Abadan oil refinery is considered one of Iran’s refining hubs, but due to the dilapidation of some of its units, its renovation and updating using modern technology is inevitable. For this purpose, replacement and renovation of the refinery was carried out in two stages, the first stage with the construction of a new refining complex of 150,000 b/d as phase 1 in 2005 and the second stage with the construction of a new refining complex with a capacity of 210,000 b/d under the title of Abadan Refinery Capacity Development and Stabilization Plan as Phase 2 started in July 2017 and the first part of it was put into operation in December. Therefore, the final capacity of the refinery was stabilized at 360,000 b/d.

  • Bidboland Refinery Processes Nearly 4 bcm in 9 Months

    Bidboland Refinery Processes Nearly 4 bcm in 9 Months

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Bidboland Gas Refining Company announced that from the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21, processed more than 3.9 billion cubic meters of gas.

  • Mideast Oldest Refinery to Rejuvenate

    Mideast Oldest Refinery to Rejuvenate

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- With the commissioning of the Abadan oil refinery development plan, for the first time in the Middle East, the largest crude oil vacuum and atmospheric distillationun its, hydrocracker and the tallest integrated crude oil furnace will be launched in this facility. This megaproject has been implemented in partnership with the Chinese. It is expected to be put into operation by March 2023.

  • Iran Oil Refining Capacity to Hit 3mb/d

    Iran Oil Refining Capacity to Hit 3mb/d

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Under the 7th National Economic Development Plan, Iran is required to reduce crude oil and natural gas sales by developing the value chain and bring its oil refining capacity to 3 mb/d. Meantime, Petroleum Ministry is following up on the completion of incomplete refining projects in light of the imbalance in petroleum products consumption in the country.

  • 9-Month Output of Ilam Gas Refinery up 9%

    9-Month Output of Ilam Gas Refinery up 9%

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Ilam Gas Refining Company announced a 9% increase in output and a 16% rise in sales of the company's items in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21.

  • Hasheminejad Refinery Gas Output up 3 mcm/d

    Hasheminejad Refinery Gas Output up 3 mcm/d

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The CEO of Shahid Hasheminejad Gas Refinery announced the increase in gas production of the refinery by 3 million cubic meters per day despite the persistence of cold weather.

  • Ilam Gas Refinery Uses Domestic Molecular Sieve, Catalyst

    Ilam Gas Refinery Uses Domestic Molecular Sieve, Catalyst

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Ilam Gas Refining Company said the plant uses domestically manufactured molecular sieves and catalysts, which European companies previously supplied, to support knowledge-based companies and facilitate the booming Iranian goods market.

  • Acid Gas Concentration Project of Hasheminejad Nominated for National Environment Award

    Acid Gas Concentration Project of Hasheminejad Nominated for National Environment Award

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The performance and environmental measures of Shahid Hasheminejad Gas Refinery are evaluated as effective and positive based on the continuous monitoring of Khorasan Razavi General Environment Department in Sarakhs border city.

  • Tripartite Deal Signed for Supply of 500 Road Tankers

    Tripartite Deal Signed for Supply of 500 Road Tankers

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- A tripartite contract for the supply of 500 road tankers has been signed between the National Iranian Oil Products Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), Ariadiesel Khodro Company and Bank Mellat.

  • Good Things Happen in Iran Refineries: Min.

    Good Things Happen in Iran Refineries: Min.

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said the 13th administration has initiated sizable movements in the country's refining industry including quality improvement in Abadan Refinery and all the refineries across the country.

  • Pasargad Qeshm Refinery Supplies New Bitumen Grade

    Pasargad Qeshm Refinery Supplies New Bitumen Grade

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Pars Behin Qeshm Oil Refinery has processed AH70 bitumen which is considered a new grade suitable for global markets for the first time in the country.

  • Abadan Refinery to Launch Largest Distillation Unit in ME

    Abadan Refinery to Launch Largest Distillation Unit in ME

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company announced the implementation of the largest distillation unit in the Middle East with a capacity of 210,000 barrels in Abadan Refinery.

  • Petrorefinery to Reap $6m in Daily Revenue once Fully Operational

    Petrorefinery to Reap $6m in Daily Revenue once Fully Operational

    ISFAHAN (Shana) -- Sohrevardi Safahan Petrorefining Company has started working in Isfahan with $6 million of anticipated daily income and the approach of advancing the goals of Isfahan Petrorefinery Holding.

  • Parsian Gas Refinery Ready for 60 mcm/d Output

    Parsian Gas Refinery Ready for 60 mcm/d Output

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of Parsian Gas Refining Company stated that the plant is responsible for about 8% of the country's total gas output, and added that the production of Parsian Refinery reaches 60 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d) in winter.

  • Gas turbine parts of Sarkhoun, Qeshm Refinery Localized

    Gas turbine parts of Sarkhoun, Qeshm Refinery Localized

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The supervisor of Sarkhoon and Qeshm Gas Refining Company said the plant’s staff had been able to domestically manufacture parts of the gas turbines used in the refinery.

  • Overhaul of 3 Units underway in Isfahan Refinery

    Overhaul of 3 Units underway in Isfahan Refinery

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The overhaul operations of three operating units of Isfahan Oil Refinery started simultaneously in order to make optimal use of time.

  • Petro-Refinery Building, Key in Preventing Crude Oil Sales

    Petro-Refinery Building, Key in Preventing Crude Oil Sales

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- Completing the value chain and preventing crude oil sales is among the major concerns of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) in reviewing and revitalizing old refining plants and developing new petro-refineries under the "Support for the Development of Downstream Oil and Gas Condensate Industries" Act. Accordingly, by reviewing the submitted proposals for construction of petro-refineries and petrochemical units, 8 petro-refinery projects, including 5 crude oil petro-refinery projects and 3 gas condensate petro-refinery projects have been approved by Petroleum Ministry. For construction of petro-refineries, measures have been taken in line with ensuring sustainability, improving and increasing the quality of refined products in Iran's refineries, which seem to be the beginning of a new era of refining activities to form petro-refineries and prevent crude sales in the industry.

  • Petrorefinery, Refinery Financing MoU Signed with Banks

    Petrorefinery, Refinery Financing MoU Signed with Banks

    TEHRAN (Shana) – A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed for financing and participation in construction of the 300kb/d Shahid Qassem Soleimani Petrorefinery and 300kb/d Morvarid Makran Refinery with domestic banks and financing institutions.

  • Refinery Strikes $190 mn Transaction

    Refinery Strikes $190 mn Transaction

    TEHRAN (Shana) – Persian Gulf Star Oil Company has managed to trade 6 cargoes of light naphtha and 3 cargoes of naphtha with a total value of $190 million in the Iran Energy Exchange.

  • Kermanshah Refinery Boosting Production Capacity to 40,000 b/d

    Kermanshah Refinery Boosting Production Capacity to 40,000 b/d

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The oil refining capacity of Kermanshah Refinery will increase to 40,000 barrels per day from 25,000 b/d following implementation of a project to enhance production capacity of the plant.

  • Bitumen Production fully Localized in Iran

    Bitumen Production fully Localized in Iran

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) said the knowledge of bitumen production in the country has been localized 100% and the status of this industry has been upgraded from the national level to the international level.

  • Online Environmental Monitoring System of Tehran Refinery Operational

    Online Environmental Monitoring System of Tehran Refinery Operational

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The project of establishing an online monitoring system for the environmental parameters of the flue gas in the furnaces of the southern region of the Tehran refinery was put into operation.

  • MoU Signed to Finance Oil Depot in Bandar Abbas

    MoU Signed to Finance Oil Depot in Bandar Abbas

    TEHRAN (Shana) – A financial memorandum of understanding was signed on Tuesday for construction of Shahid Nader Mahdavi Oil Depot in the southern province of Hormozgan in the presence of Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji.

  • Connecting to New Export Pipelines, Priority of Refining Industry

    Connecting to New Export Pipelines, Priority of Refining Industry

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) said: "In addition to stabilizing the capacity of gasoline production, increasing the number of tanks and connecting to the export lines of petroleum products is one of the important programs pursued in the refining industry."

  • Oldest Refinery in ME to be Renovated with $1.2b Investment

    Oldest Refinery in ME to be Renovated with $1.2b Investment

    TEHRAN (Shana) – The operator of Abadan Refinery Development and Stabilization Project, referring to the contract of the Refinery Development and Stabilization Project with the aim of optimizing and making it profitable, announced that the standard of products and capacity consolidation of the refinery is being implemented by constructing new units and renovation of old units.

  • Iran Exports Petrol, Gasoil in Esfand

    Iran Exports Petrol, Gasoil in Esfand

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) announced the export of one petrol shipment and three gasoil shipments in the month of Esfand (the 12th month in the Persian calendar which ends on March 20).

  • $18b Allocated to New Refining Projects

    $18b Allocated to New Refining Projects

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company announced the allocation of $18 billion to the development of new refining projects under the Raisi administration.

  • Iran exports Gasoil Shipments to Asia

    Iran exports Gasoil Shipments to Asia

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) announced the export of three shipments of Iranian diesel to Asian countries last month.

  • Refining Capacity of Hormozgan to hit 1.55 mbd

    Refining Capacity of Hormozgan to hit 1.55 mbd

    TEHRAN (NIPNA) – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji said that the refining capacity of the southern province of Hormozgan was planned to reach 1.55 million barrels per day.

  • Iran to Develop Refining by Petro-Refineries

    Iran to Develop Refining by Petro-Refineries

    TEHRAN (Shana) -- The head of corporate planning of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC), Ali Reza Arman-Moqaddam says Iran will have to opt for petro-refineries in order to develop its refining industry. Although a 300,000-b/d petro-refining facility with crude oil feedstock would require $10 billion in investment, incentives are expected to draw in both local and foreign investors.