The Minister of Oil announces an increase and improvement in gasoline production to cover the local need and a gradual shift towards export

Baghdad, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil confirmed today that the escalation of refining capacities contributes to the gradual shift from import to export, announcing an increase and improvement in gasoline production to cover the local need and a gradual shift towards export.

During his field visit to the Central Refineries Company, Hayyan Abdel-Ghani pointed out: ‘The achievements achieved in the refinery sector and the success of the Ministry and the companies concerned with implementing and opening a number of important projects contributed to achieving a qualitative addition to national production.’

Abdul Ghani said that sincere efforts have contributed to adding (360) thousand barrels per day to refining capacity during a year and a half of the government’s life, praising the completion and operation of the agglomeration units in the refinery companies in the south with a capacity of one million and 300 thousand liters, the middle with a capacity of (750) thousand liters, and the north with
a capacity of (20) thousand liters, which contributes to increasing and improving gasoline production, and covering the local need in addition to other projects, and then gradually shifting towards export.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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