New gas refinery inaugurated in Iran
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Tehran, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Iran's oil minister Gholam Hossein Nozari Saturday officially inaugurated Masjed Soleiman gas refinery in southwestern province of Khuzestan, Iran Daily reported on Sunday. The refinery can produce one million cubic meters of gas per day, and has the potential to increase the figure to 1.4 million cubic meters. "Masjed Soleiman gas refinery which is one of the most modern of its kind in the world was constructed at a cost of 256 million U.S. dollars in 40 months," said the manager of the refinery. Gholam Hossein Nozari will also inaugurate some other gas and oil projects to mark the centenary of oil drilling in Iran and the Middle East.

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