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NIOPDC Contests Danger of Fuel Depots in and Around Tehran

In In 2014, Ahmad Masjed Jamei, a member of Tehran City Council, had said that the fuel depot in Shahran on the northwestern flank of the capital was long beyond the municipality’s jurisdiction
NIOPDC Contests Danger of Fuel Depots in and Around Tehran NIOPDC Contests Danger of Fuel Depots in and Around Tehran

Three fuel depots in the vicinity of Tehran are safe and there is no need for relocation, head of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) said.
“Shahran fuel depot in northwestern Tehran, Rey oil storage facility in the south and Qouchak depot in the northeast of the capital meet the safety criteria expected of such units,” Keramat Veiskarami was quoted as saying by ISNA.
He was responding to a recent report issued by Tehran City Council, which cited some members as claiming that the fuel depots in the proximity of the sprawling capital are extremely hazardous.
“If an incident (man-made or natural) occurs, casualties will be much worse than the recent explosion in Beirut, Lebanon,” the councilors said.

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