TEHRAN (NIORDC) __ A senior Iranian official says the country"s Euro-5 gasoil output has seen a major growth thanks to inauguration of several major refining projects across the country.
Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Refining & Distribution Company (NIORDC) Alireza Sadighabadi said the projects include gasoil production units in Tabriz, Isfahan and Bandar Abbas refineries.
He said Tabriz Refinery is currently supplying 6 million liters per day of Euro-5 gasoil, Isfahan Refinery 16 million liters/day, and Bandar Abbas Refinery 12 million liters.
Sadighabadi, who is also deputy petroleum minister for refining and distribution affairs, further said that the Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh is specially focused on environmental issues and social responsibilities of corporations and the projects are being built in order to preserve the environment.
He said these projects were considered as some of the top achievements of the Rouhani administration in the energy sector, adding new projects are planned to come on-stream to increase the country"s Euro-5 gasoil production capacity.