Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Less than 40 percent of gasoline, which is supplied to the Iranian market, meets euro-4 standard, said Hossein Amiri Khamkani, the spokesman of the energy Commission of the Iranian parliament.
He also said that two imported consignments of gasoline have been sent back.
Officials of the Oil Ministry have announced that since July 2014, gasoline has been imported meeting euro-4 standard.
Khamkani added that 19 million liters of domestically produced euro-4 gasoline is being supplied to the domestic market and 6.5 million liters of euro-4 gasoline is being imported, while the country's daily gasoline consumption is about 70 million liters, Iran 's Tasnim news agency reported June 24.
Based on statistics, 10-11 million liters of euro-4 gasoline is being distributed in Tehran, 1.2-1.3 million liters in Karaj, 2.1 million liters in Isfahan, 2.8 million liters in Shiraz, 1.1 million liters in Ahwaz, one million liters in Tabriz, 2.8 million liters in Mashhad, and 400,000 liters of euro-4 gasoline is being distributed in Arak, he explained.
According to the US Energy Information Administration, Iran imported 61,000 barrels of oil products per day in 2014. Gasoline accounted for 94 percent of the imports.