0637 GMT January 21, 2021
As the largest gas refinery project in the Middle East, with an investment of $3.4 billion, the Bid Boland refinery is now operational and will be officially inaugurated in the near future, Shana reported.
With the project reaching its full capacity in the near future, this complex is expected to bring the country $700 million in revenues every year.
This project was recently nominated for the International Project Management Association’s (IPMA) Global Project Excellence Award in the energy sector.
Bid Boland refinery was also awarded the country’s top megaproject by the Ninth National Project Management Award.
Located in Behbahan, in southwestern Khuzestan Province, the Bid Boland refinery will have an annual production capacity of 10.4 million tons of methane, 1.5 million tons of ethane, one million tons of propane, 600,000 tons of gas condensate, and 500,000 tons of butane.
With the complete implementation of the mentioned project, the production capacity of sweet and other gases will increase, which will be used to feed petrochemical plants in Mahshahr and supply urban areas in the region.