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  • Utility Going After Water Theft
    An estimated 1.5 billion cubic meters of water is consumed in Tehran Province annually, of which 25% or 30 million cubic meters/year is used by households that illegally tap into the water mains...
  • Manjil Wind Power Making Its Mark
    Electricity generated in Manjil wind farm in Gilan Province (with an installed capacity of 90 megawatts), surged 80% in 2019 compared to the year before, head of the provincial power company said...
  • Gas Delivery to Power Plants Cut by Half
    Natural gas delivery to thermal power plants has halved with the aim of sustaining and stabilizing natural gas supply to households in the winter season, director for technical support at the...
  • Oil Rises as Mideast Tensions Ease
    Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as investors shift their focus away from easing Mideast tensions to this week’s scheduled signing of an initial US-China trade deal which could boost economic...
  • Water Levels in Southern Dams Rising After Years
    Deluge in the past few days in southern and southeastern Iran has inflicted damages on cities, villages and roads and endangered lives. But at the same time it has helped fill dams that saw little...
  • Fresh Impetus for Siraf Refining Park
    To speed up the development of Siraf Refining Park, a major downstream project in the city of Siraf in southern Bushehr Province, an a agreement was signed between Siraf Refining Park Firm in...
  • Tehran Power Plants Prepare for Summer
    Three thermal power plants in Tehran, namely Tarasht in west and Rey and Besat in the south, provide electricity to the megalopolis. However, since the start of fall and with decline in consumption...
  • UAE Minister: Slowing US Shale Growth, Easing Trade Tensions to Boost Oil Market
    US shale production will be flat or even decline by 2021, and global oil demand is healthier this year than it was in 2019, UAE Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei said Saturday.  
  • Limited Buyers for Treated Wastewater in Bandar Abbas
    Large volumes of treated wastewater from Bandar Abbas Wastewater Treatment Plant in Hormozgan Province is piped to industries in the west of the key port city and is largely used for green spaces,...
  • CHP Plant Owners Say: Cogeneration Systems No More Viable
    Investing in combined heat and power (CHP) plants is no more economically feasible for the private sector, a board member of the CHP association said. “As per a new directive, the Energy Ministry...
  • Lessons in Water Conservation Must Start From Our Schools
    Using water more efficiently demands a paradigm shift and an ethical revolution in addition to technical solutions, managing director of Tehran Regional Water Company said. Truth be told “water...
  • Farmers Benefitting From Indigenized Drone Technology
    A private knowledge-based company has indigenized drones that assist farmers in a variety of ways, Energy Today website reported. Sabokbal Helia Aseman Company designs and manufactures...
  • Oil Slips Towards $65
    Oil slipped towards $65 a barrel on Friday as the threat of war in the Middle East receded and investors focused on rising US inventories and other signs of ample supply.   
  • Electrical Efficiency a Long Way Off
    An estimated 260 billion kilowatt hours of power is generated annually in Iran, of which 11% or 29 billion kWh is wasted during transmission to end-users and in power stations. From generation to...
  • UAE Says No Risk to Oil Flow
    The United Arab Emirates’ energy minister said on Wednesday he saw no immediate risk to oil passing through the vital gateway of the Strait of Hormuz after Iran attacked bases housing US forces in...
  • Hamedan Has a Functioning Wastewater Collection System
    Close to 95% of the population in Hamedan City is covered by the wastewater network and only a few suburban areas need to be linked to the network, the managing director of Hamedan Province Water...
  • 3 Key Sectors Cut Power Use in Summer
    Industries and the farming community helped curb power consumption (by turning off water pumps and machinery) in the hot season (June-August) by as much as 3,000 megawatts. As per a contract...
  • South Pars Output Up 7%
    To speed up gas production from South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf, an offshore deck of phase 23 was linked to Iran Gas Trunkline (IGAT) on Tuesday, deputy operator of the phases said. “The...
  • Abfa Expanding Water Supply Network
    Iran’s water supply network stretches over 460,000 kilometers, but there still are 10,000 small towns and villages with no access to piped water, director of the National Water and Wastewater...
  • Maintenance and Repairs Add 620 Megawatts to Power Output
    Upgrading, repair and maintenance of thermal power plants added 620 megawatts to the total output since the beginning of the current fiscal (ends in March), an official at the Thermal Power Plant...
  • Iran: 400km Gas Pipelines Laid in 8 Months
    Iranian Gas Engineering and Development Company, a subsidiary of National Iranian Gas Company, delivered  18 pressure stations and laid 400 kilometers of gas pipelines during the first 8 months of...
  • Local Firms Help in Completing 1,000km Oil Pipeline to Jask
    Manufacturing pumps to complete construction of the 1,000km pipeline to transfer oil from Goureh Oil Terminal in Bushehr Province to the port of Jask in Hormozgan Province is under way in PUMPIRAN...
  • Oil Hits $70
    Oil prices rose a further 2% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran and Iraq fanned tensions in the Middle East after a US air strike which martyred a...
  • Iran Catalyst Industry Focusing on Indigenization
    Isfahan Science and Technology Center has produced 20 catalysts used in oil, petrochemical and steel industries to help domestic manufactures reduce imports of such materials. Six catalysts are...
  • Asaluyeh Power Plant Steam Unit Ready by Spring
    Construction of the first steam unit of Asaluyeh Combined-Cycle Power Plant has made 90% progress and is planned to come online by March.  

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