TEHRAN(NIORDC0: quoted by ISNA, Farhad Kaviani in meeting of economic activists group with the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Abdolreza Masri, stated that the Kermanshah refinery currently has a capacity of 25,000 barrels per day, We have plan to triple this capacity to 75,000 barrels per day in the next three years with an investment of $ 930 million.
He added: it is planned to construct a 50,000-barrel refinery, next to the current refinery, also the initial studies of which have been done and it comes to operation in the next three years.
The managing director of Kermanshah refinery mentioned the features of this new refinery, which has a lower percentage of fuel oil (about two percent), but its gasoline production has increased and it will also produce Euro 5 gasoline.
He said that facilities will be received from the National Development Fund for the project, all refineries in the country are supposed to submit their projects in order to prevent the raw sale, so that the total production capacity of the country"s refineries is from the current 1.8 million barrels, Increase to 2.5 million barrels per day.
The CEO of Kermanshah Refinery also announced we have planned to reduce the sulfur fuel oil produced by the Kermanshah refinery by investing $ 80 million.