Deputy Oil Minister announced that the distribution of Euro 4 petrol has started in some new cities.
Abbas Kazemi, Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) informed about the completion of the distribution phases of Euro 4 petrol in 8 major cities.
In an interview with Shana`s reporter, he said that the distribution of Euro 4 petrol has been completed in Tehran, Tabriz, Shiraz, Karaj, Esfahan, Ahwaz, Arak and Mashhad and all of the said cities are using Euro 4 petrol except Tabriz which under of 70 percent coverage.
Kazemi added that there is possibility to cover Tabriz fully and Tabriz refinery will produce the rest and the 100 percent of distributed petrol will be promoted to Euro 4in near future.
Deputy Oil Minster informed that the distribution of Euro 4 petrol has started in 5 new cities including ShahinShahr, Najaf Abad, Khomeini Shahr, Qom and Abadan and added that the distribution of petrol in cities around Esfahan including Njaf Abad, ShahinShar and Khomeini Shahr has started since the last year.
He mentioned that according to the plan, the Euro 4 petrol will be distributed in all cities on the way of Bandar Abbas to Esfahan.
He said that currently the Euro 4 petrol is distributing in Qom and added that according to the plan, the Euro 4 petrol will be distributed in Chabahar, Kerman and the cities in the road of Bandar Abbas to Esfahan after the products of Lavan and Bandar Abbas refineries come to the stream.
Referring the amount of production of Euro 4 petrol in the country, managing director of NIORDC said that now the amount of producing of Euro 4 petrol in the country reached to more than 27 million litters.
Supplying and Distributing of petrol with standard of the Euro 4 & 5 petrol of the European Union has started since May 2013 in the three main major cities; Tehran, Karaj and Arak.