Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 15

14-April-2008

IRAN

Nematzadeh Outlines Irans Refinery Expansion Program

Irans nine refineries have combined current throughput capacity of 1.65mn b/d, but a program under way to double capacity includes the construction of seven new plants. National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) Managing Director Mohammad Nematzadeh told the World National Oil Companies Congress 2008 in London on 9 April that upgrades at existing crude oil...