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Kermanshah Refinery Producing 30,000 b/d

Iran's Ministry of Oil announced on 19 August that the refinery at Kermanshah(Bakhtaran) was at a near capacity rate of 30,000 b/d. The refinery, which willsoon mark its 57th year in operation, has a present maximum capacity of 35,000b/d.

The refinery was closed and reopened several times during the course of the1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, due to either a lack of crude oil supplies or damagecaused by the war. The Naft-Shahr...