Iran's Shiraz Petrochemical Company’s gasoline output hits 2.8 million liters
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 20/ Trend F.Milad/
Gasoline output at Iran's Shiraz Petrochemical Company has exceeded 2.8 million liters per day, managing director of the company Abdorrahim Shamseddini said.
Gasoline production rose by 10 percent in the past calendar year, Abdorrahim Shamseddini told the Shana News Agency. Some 56,000 barrels of crude oil is refined per day, he said, adding that 3.6 million liters of gas oil, one million liters of furnace oil, and 500,000 liters of jet fuel were also produced last year.
Iran exported over 132,000 tons of gasoline, worth around $134 million, in the past calendar year, which ended on March 19, the ISNA News Agency reported.
According to the Customs Administration's data, the gasoline exports rose by 127 percent in value and 108.5 percent in volume, respectively, compared to the previous year.
Armenia, Afghanistan, UAE, Iraq and Oman were the destinations for Iranian gasoline, the report said, adding that Afghanistan was the major importer, accounting for $51.6 million of the total exports.
Deputy Oil Minister Alireza Zeighami said that Iran is now exporting gasoline and diesel fuel to neighboring countries.
H added that Iraq, Armenia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are now importing or have called for gasoline and diesel fuel import from Iran.