BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 2
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) has saved about 580 billion rials (about $13.8 million) by improving the consumption of de-emulsifiers over the past 1 year (from August 22, 2020 through August 23, 2021), an official of the NISOC Gholamreza Nourani said, Trend report citing the company’s website.
Nourani noted that so, the company saved about 8,200 barrels of de-emulsifiers during the reporting period.
“In addition to reducing procurement costs, the control over the consumption of de-emulsifiers had also a positive impact on reducing other related costs. Thus, the costs of store of crude oil in storage facilities, procedural costs, transportation costs and product ordering costs have also decreased,” the official added.
According to him, the NISOC saved 300 billion rials (about $7.14 million) by reducing the consumption of de-emulsifiers in the preceding Iranian year (from March 21, 2019 through March 19, 2020).
As reported, the de-emulsifiers are considered one of the main substances used in oil refining. So, these substances are used in refineries to separate crude oil from water and salt.
The National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC), a subordinate of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), operates 45 large and small hydrocarbon deposits in an area of 400,000 square kilometers from Iran's Bushehr Province to the north of Khuzestan Province.
The company extracts about 80 percent of Iran's crude oil and 16 percent of gas. The company reportedly extracts about 3 million barrels of oil per day.
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