Iran launches 50 CNG stations

Oil&Gas Materials 11 July 2011 12:46 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 11 /Trend/

Iran launches 50 new CNG stations on Monday to increase the country's fuel supply capacity by more than 64,000 cubic meters per hour, IRNA quoted Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company Shahram Assadpour as saying.

" More than $ 500,000 are invested in construction of CNG stations that are equipped with 152 Gas compressor systems and 304 fuel nozzles," he said.

It's predicted that Iran will increase the number of CNG stations to more than 2,000 by the end of the current solar year (started March 20, 2011).

The National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company has agreed to install moving gasoline stations in villages.

Installation of CNG stations across the country increased by 25 percent during the past three years.