Iran’s Hasheminejad gas refinery output hits 3.2bcm
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jun.27/ Trend F.Milad/
During the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (ended on June 20), Shahid Hasheminejad refinery's output situated in the northeast of the country, hit 3.2 billion cubic meters (bcm), which was eight per cent higher than the figure for the same period last year.
The refinery's managing director, Masoud Hassani, told the Shana News Agency that some 2000 tons of sulphur is produced per day in the refinery.
The refinery has the capacity to receive 57 million cubic meters of sour gas per day as feedstock, he noted.
Iran exported some $14 billion worth of petrochemical products to 60 countries last calendar year, which ended on March 19, said the National Petrochemical Company's managing director on April 18.
Abdolhossein Bayat said that $10.5 billion of oil income will be allocated to the development of the national petrochemical industry.
Iran has developed 69 plans to boost its petrochemical output from the past year's 54 million tons to 100 million tons in 2015.
Western Europe and China are the main recipients of Iran's petrochemical exports, followed by Southeast Asia, the Middle East, the subcontinent, Africa and Latin America.