Number of CNG stations in Iran surpasses 2,300

Business Materials 25 June 2016 14:33 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, June 25

By Mehdi Sepahvand – Trend:

The number of CNG stations across Iran has surpassed 2,300, according to Ali Mehrabi, director of CNG stations development project.

This number of stations house 13,534 fueling nozzles, which make possible an hourly filling volume of 2.7 million cubic meters, he told IRIB news agency June 25.

Since the beginning of the current Iranian fiscal year (March 20) 15 stations were launched, the official noted.

However, Mehrabi stated that currently 3.3 percent of the entire stations are out of service.

Toward the end of the previous Iranian year, the daily consumption of CNG by cars stood at 20 million cubic meters.

The official said by the end of the current Iranian year, 50 new stations will go on stream.

Iran has the largest CNG-powered car fleet of the world, with over 3.5 million cars.