The plant's CEO, Esfandyar Daem-ol-zekr, said the refinery has launched
two hamstrung processing units which made the boost possible, NIORDC reported.
which is the oldest refinery in the country, is being renovated and is expected
to supply Euro-4 petrol by the end of the current Iranian fiscal year to March
20 2019, the official said.
“Two of the processing units of the refinery
resumed production after 4 years and I should announce that Abadan Refinery
will supply Euro-4 petrol by the end of this [calendar] year,” he added.
He said plans are under way to scrap the facility’s
worn-out machinery and replace them with new ones in a bid to modernize the refinery.
Most of the plant’s aged machinery are delivered
to Iran’s petroleum museum.