Gasoline imports were liberalized by the private sector
The import of gasoline was released by the private sector, the Deputy Minister of Oil, explaining the new plans of the gas station in Tehran, said: “According to the provisions approved in the budget law, the import and export of gasoline by the private sector is unrestricted and free.”
According to Mehr, Abbas Kazemi at the opening ceremony of two single-platform gas stations in Tehran, stating that there is currently the largest distribution and transfer network of petroleum products in the country and offers a variety of petroleum products to its diverse and wide customers throughout the country “In the current situation, it is not possible for the government to fully respond to the customers of petroleum products, and the private sector must take action,” he said.
Referring to the establishment and operation of companies owning the brand of supply of petroleum products, the Deputy Minister of Oil said: “Currently, over 20 million vehicles and motorcycles are in circulation in the country, which should be transported to upgrade fuel supply services to this fleet.” Transfer of brand and brand companies to act on behalf of the private sector.
The CEO of the Petroleum Refining and Distribution Company, referring to the lack of fuel stations in the metropolis of Tehran and some major cities of the country, said: “Even in some busy intercity routes, people have to travel 70 to 80 kilometers to a fuel station.” To access.
Emphasizing that the development of fuel stations, especially single-platform fuel supply stations, the problem of fuel supply and supply in all parts of the country, especially in metropolitan areas, will be solved in a short period of time, the official said. The field of fuel, especially gasoline and diesel by these companies can practically distribute their profitability in the stations, and in practice, the construction of single-platform fuel stations for these companies will have economic justification.
He stated that according to the provisions approved in the budget law, the import and even export of gasoline by private sector companies, especially branded companies, is unrestricted and free. It only inspects the standards and quality of fuel supply, and if the EU meets Euro 4 standards, the supply of imported gasoline by the private sector is not a problem.
In the end, the Deputy Minister of Oil stated that according to the policies of Article 44 of the Constitution, the Ministry of Oil can not build a fuel station in the country: the participation of the private sector will definitely solve the problem of gasoline shortage in the central core of Tehran and metropolises.