Iran aims to export gas

Jun 08, 2009 02:00 AM

Oil Minister Gholam-Hossein Nozari said that Iran will be transform from being a country that imports gas to a country that produces it.
During the inauguration ceremony that was held at Aghajari oilfield in the south-western province of Khuzestan, Nozari affirmed that his country is willing to increase the productivity of gas through establishing seven new refineries. He added that the percentage of gas productivity in Iran is 1,650,000 bpd through nine refineries.

Referring to the Aghajari gas injection project as being major at both the local and regional levels, Nozari said, "It would be one of the best ways to maximize use of oil reserves, and a 35 mm litre is to be added to the crude oil productivity."

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