Oil minister: Iran significantly reduces gasoline import
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.12 / Trend A. Yusifzade /
In the period from July to September, Iran has reduced gasoline import from 23 million liters per day to 0.8 million liters per day, the Mojnews agency quotes the Iranian Oil Minister Masood Mir-Kazemi as reporting.
"Several months ago, Iran had to import about 23 million liters of gasoline per day to saturate the domestic market with gasoline, but due to the increase in capacity of Iran's petrochemical complexes the amount of imported gasoline gradually decreased to eight, respectively, 3,7 and 0.8 million liters per day from July to September," Mir-Kazemi said.
Daily gasoline consumption in Iran is about 63 million liters per day.
In total, there are 38 petrochemical complexes in Iran.
Today oil refineries in Bandar-Abbas (21 percent of all gasoline produced in the country), oil refinery in Abadan (20.2 percent), Isfahan (18.2), Tehran (15), Arak (10 and 4), Tabriz (6.2), Shiraz (3.8), Laban (2.4) and Kermanshah (1.7) produce gasoline.