Feb 9, 2019, 1:23 PM
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Iran gains remarkable petchem achievements after Islamic Revolution

Bandar Abbas, Feb 9, IRNA – According to the senior official at Bandar Abbas Oil Refining Company, the refinery is now producing 350,000 barrels per day of gas condensates and light crude oil.

Due to the efforts made by the Iranian experts, Bandar Abbas Oil Refining Company's nominal capacity has increased to 320,000 barrels per day in 2008 from 232,000 barrels per day, Managing Director of Bandar Abbas Oil Refining Company Hashem Namvar said.

He made the remarks in an exclusive interview with Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of victory of Islamic Revolution in Iran.

The official noted that the capacity increased also in 2012 and reached 350,000 barrels per day.

Bandar Abbas Refinery is one of the largest in the Middle East with a refining capacity of more than 350,000 bpd. It was constructed in an area of 7 square kilometers near the city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran. The feed for the refinery is the heavy crude plus some condensates, which is transferred from Sarkhoon gas treating plant. Some portion of refinery products is exported, while the remaining is supplied to the local market in order to meet the demand, the refinery's official website said.

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