The number of passengers using road-based public transport services has increased to 100 million in the nine Iranian months ending Dec. 21 from 92 million during last year’s corresponding period, says an official with Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.
Dariush Baqer-Javan added that this is mostly because of the rise in gasoline price since mid-November.
On Nov. 15, the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company announced that gasoline has been rationed and prices raised by at least 50-200%.
Since then, private car owners can buy 60 liters of subsidized gasoline every month with a fuel card at 15,000 rials (10 cents) per liter, up 50%. Additional purchases (maximum 250 liters a month) will cost 30,000 rials (21 cents) per liter, up 200%.
Iranian Central Oil Fields Company (ICOFC) has started four research projects in collaboration with the country’s major universities and research institutions, Shana reported.
The value of non-oil exports from Iran’s central Markazi Province reached $186.38 million during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-July 21), a provincial official announced, Mehr news agency reported.
The acting head of the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) has said that manufacturing various types of oil pipes by domestic producers has saved the country over €60 million.
Iranian Central Oil Fields Company (ICOFC) is going to implement a $600-million project for setting up pressure boosting stations to ensure sustained gas supply to refineries in the country’s central regions.
Iran has sent two cargoes from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas to Kyrgyzstan through Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran (KTAI) corridor for the first time to officially launch the mentioned corridor, an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.
The gas transmission pipelines of South Pars gas field’s 13A and 13C platforms have become ready to transmit gas from these platforms to the refinery on the coast.