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Afghanistan and Iran to build joint oil pipeline

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According to Iranian officials, a 25 kilometer pipeline to transfer oil products to Afghanistan is currently being assessed by Iran and will be implemented in the near future once the the study work is completed.

Director of Khorasan Razavi Province’s Oil Production and Distribution Company Ali Harandi said, the pipeline is planned to connect two oil products storage facilities in the two sides.

Mr. Harandi quoted by Iran’s Mehr News Agency said, the Iranian facility has the capacity to store 2.5 million liters of oil products, he said.

According to managing director of the National Iranian Oil Production and Distribution Company Alireza Zeighami, Iran exported some 43 million liters of oil products, including kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and gasoline, in the past calendar year, which ended on March 19.

Alireza Zeighami said that the country earned nearly $10 billion through exporting oil products. He also added some 6 million liters of furnace oil was sold to sailing ships and the figure is projected to reach seven million liters next year.

National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company’s Managing Director Alireza Zeighami has said that Iraq, Armenia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are now importing or have called for the importation of gasoline and diesel fuel from Iran.

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