Iran Oil Ministry Has No Plans to Boost LPG Output

Iran Oil Ministry Has No Plans to Boost LPG OutputIran Oil Ministry Has No Plans to Boost LPG Output

Despite the fact that liquefied petroleum gas is good for auto engines, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says so long as cars can run on compressed natural gas, LPG should be used for other purposes.
“The ministry has no plans to boost LPG production. This fuel should not be used to propel cars,” Zanganeh was quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
Elaborating the point, he said the capacity to produce LPG is limited. Moreover, there are two million households that are not linked to the national gas grid and need LPG to meet their cooking needs.
Around 20,000 tons of LPG is produced in Iran every day, half of which is sold in regions that still do not have access to piped gas, namely in the southern provinces like Sistan-Baluchestan and Kerman.
On the other hand, there are at least one million cars that  are equipped with LPG kits, but there are few stations where drivers can fill up.


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