2021-02-23Iran Became Completely Self-sufficient in Pipeline ConstructionTEHRAN (NIOC) _ The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company said: We have become completely self-sufficient in construction and implementation of crude oil and petroleum products transmission pipelines under the most difficult economic conditions and sanctions.
Saeed Sattari Naeini said on Monday morning that with the support of the Ministry of Petroleum, “I can say with confidence that if we want to build a new pipeline project in the country today, it will be done completely and 100% by relying on domestic capabilities.”
The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company said the company is currently working on 1,000 km of pipelines as well as 15 pressure stations and pump houses.
On Monday, February 22, 2021, Iran launched three major pipelines for the transfer of petroleum products.
A virtual ceremony was held in the presence of Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh and Alireza Sadiqabadi, the CEO of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) to launch the pipelines.
The projects are the 26-inch Shazand-Qom-Rey pipeline for the transfer of petroleum products with a length of 293 km and a capacity of 300,000 barrels per day; the 20-inch Naein-Kashan-Rey pipeline with a length of 420 km and a capacity of 204,000 barrels per day of petroleum products; and the 14-inche Tabriz-Khoy-Urmia pipeline with a length of 220 km from Tabriz to Urmia with a total capacity of 65,000 barrels per day.