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90 Percent of South Khorasan Industries Linked to Gas Grid

90 Percent of South Khorasan Industries Linked to Gas Grid90 Percent of South Khorasan Industries Linked to Gas Grid

Close to 90% of manufacturing and industrial units in 23 industrial towns across South Khorasan Province are connected to the national gas grid, the managing director of the provincial gas company said.
“Of the total 1,700 industrial units in the region, 1,200 were linked to the network over the past two years," Mahmoud Hashemi was quoted as saying by IRNA.
The Infrastructure for natural gas delivery to manufactures cost the regional gas company 1,500 billion rials ($15 million at the rate of 100,000 rials qouted for a USD then) and has helped reduce burning eco-unfriendly liquefied fuels like diesel by as much as 50 million liters per year, he said.
With increase in supply of gas to industries located in less developed areas helps cut the flow of migrants to large cities hunting for jobs, he added.

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