Iran exported 2.6 million tons of oil products since March 2010

Posted on August 27, 2012


Since March 2010, Iran has exported some 2.64 million tons of fuel, including jet fuel, gasoline, diesel oil, kerosene and liquefied gas, Mehr News Agency reported.

With inaugurating new development plans in domestic refineries, Iran has managed to diversify its basket of oil products so that the country is currently exporting jet fuel, gasoline, diesel oil, and kerosene, according to the report.

Some 900,000 tons of diesel oil, 8100 tons of liquefied gas, 177,000 tons of gasoline, 767 tons of jet fuel and 125,000 tons of kerosene have been exported since March 2010.

The managing director of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company Jalil Salari stated Iran exported some 43 million litres of oil products including kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and gasoline in the past calendar year which ended on March 19.

Salari added that the country earned nearly $10 billion through exporting oil products.

Deputy Oil Minister Alireza Zeighami has said that a package of investment worth $47.5 billion has been prepared to develop different sectors of the oil refining and distribution industry.

Some $2 billion should be invested by 2015 to boost the storage capacity of oil products, the official noted.

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