Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Abadan Refinery to Raise Gasoline Production by 6 M/D

Source: Shana 2/26/2011, Location: Asia

Share |
The managing director of Abadan Oil Refining Company, Abdolreza Mehrban says Abadan Oil Refinery’s gasoline making unit with a production capacity of six million liters per day will come on stream up to the next June.

During a visit by IRIB’s News Channel staff to Abadan Oil Refinery, Mr. Mehrban said increasing the refinery’s gasoline production capacity by six million liters per day not only covers 30 percent of the gasoline imports of our country but also raises Abadan Oil Refinery gasoline production capacity to 16 million liters per day.

Noting that the project is being implemented by Iranian experts, the official added that currently water, electricity and steam parts of the gasoline making unit are operational predicting the project come on stream fully up to the end of first three months of the Iranian calendar year 1390 on 21st June 2011.

Referring to Abadan Oil Refinery as the Iran’s oldest oil refinery, Mehraban said that the refinery with a daily processing capacity of 415 thousand barrels of oil ranks the first in oil products yield in the country.

‘By utilization of the gasoline making unit at the refinery, fuel oil production capacity of Abadan Oil Refinery will come down by 36 percent while production of lighter products including gasoline will be raised considerably,’ Mehranan said.

Mehrban added: the first phase of upgrading Abadan oil refinery completed successfully in the Iranian year 1384 (2005).

According to the official remarks, the gasoline-making unit that its construction is underway is a cat cracker unit feeding with heavier cuts. The unit is going to convert heavier feedstock to lighter ones and produce high-octane gasoline, 93 degree, as the main product.

Upgrading old Abadan Refinery, improving environmental situation, production of six million liters of high octane gasoline a day, 250 tons of propylene, 330 tons of gas as feedstock for petrochemical plants and 100 tons of sulfur are among the aims of setting up the gasoline making unit at Abadan Oil Refinery.

Production Engineering News in Iran >>

Azerbaijan >>  1/16/2018 - KBR, Inc. (KBR) announced that its joint venture with SOCAR has been awarded two separate Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contracts for a new Prod...
China >>  1/16/2018 - Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, KBC Advanced Technologies, has signed a consultancy agreement with China Energy Engineeri...

Kazakhstan >>  1/10/2018 - Bonatti was awarded the Area 51 Pipelines contract by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for the FGP-WPMP project, which will create a new gathering system for tran...
China >>  1/3/2018 - Green Dragon Gas, one of the largest independent companies involved in the production and sale of coal bed methane ('CBM') gas in China, has confirmed...

Related Categories: Consultancy  Engineering  FEED  General  Maintenance and Repair  Process Technology Licensing  Production Engineering  Project & Resource Management 

Related Articles: Consultancy  Engineering  FEED  General  Maintenance and Repair  Process Technology Licensing  Production Engineering  Project & Resource Management 

Iran Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 |

Oil & Gas Projects in Iran >>

More News


Oil & Gas Companies in Iran >>

Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Privacy Policy.