Alternative Fuels

Iran to make Gulf of Oman port its main oil terminal

Iran plans to make its export facility at Bandar-e-Jask into its main oil shipping facility, President Hassan Rouhani has said.
By Staff reporter 5 September 2018 0 32428

Iran plans to make its export facility at Bandar-e-Jask into its main oil shipping facility, President Hassan Rouhani has said.

Iran’s main oil terminal is currently at Khark Island, in the Persian/Arabian Gulf. Bandar-e-Jask is in the Gulf of Oman, meaning Iran would still be able to export its oil should the Strait of Hormuz be shut to marine traffic.

Iran does not currently export LNG but does have a partially built liquefaction plant. However, Iran LNG is on the Persian Gulf side of the strait and...