Khuzestan Producing Oil Despite Virus Resurgence

Close to 2.2 million barrels of crude oil is produced in Iran, of which 85% comes from southern regions. Further spread of the contagious disease could undermine the production and supply chain
Khuzestan Producing Oil Despite Virus Resurgence
Khuzestan Producing Oil Despite Virus Resurgence

A strong wave of coronavirus resurgence in the southern oil province of Khuzestan has not hampered crude production, the National Iranian Oil Company's deputy managing director for planning said Friday.
"On-shore and off-shore oil platforms are operating normally and the situation on decks are monitored regularly," Karim Zobeidi was quoted as saying by IRNA.
The number of infected cases with the communicable disease Covid-19 has been soaring in the province in the past few days due to ignoring social distancing rules andn the recent easing of lockdowns.


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