Iran’s Abadan refinery to increase gasoline production
Azerbaijan , Baku, Feb. 26 / Trend, A.Yusifzade /
The Abadan refinery has undergone several expansion programs by adding new gasoline production units where its production capacity will increase by 6 million liters to 16 million per day next spring, Shana reported quoting the Head of Abadan Oil Refining Company Abdul Resa Mehraban as saying.
Earlier Iranian minister of petroleum Seyed Masoud Mirkazemi says the country's gasoline production capacity will rise by 20 million liters a day up to the July 2011.
Mirkazemi said that by launching the first phase of the development plan, gasoline production capacity of the oil refinery has increased by two million liters a day adding the potential will rise by 12 million liters per day up to next July.
'Currently some upgrading and boosting production capacity projects are being implemented in our oil refineries that will lead to increasing gasoline production capacity by 20 million liters a day up to July 2011,' Mirkazemi noted.
Abadan Oil Refining engages Company in oil and hydrocarbon refining. Additionally it produces and processes different oil byproducts including LPG, naphtha petrochemical feed, regular gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, gas oil, light fuel oil, and bitumen.
The company was founded in 1909 and is based in Abadan, Iran. Abadan Oil Refining Company operates as a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Refining And Distribution Company.
Abadan Refinery is the historical symbol of Iran's oil refining industry.