Kharg

Kharg,

island, Iran: see KharkKhark
or Kharg
, island, c.4 mi (6 km) long and c.2 mi (3 km) wide, SW Iran, in the Persian Gulf. Site of one of the world's largest deepwater oil ports, it is linked to the mainland by a 25-mi (40-km) pipeline.
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Two weeks before that, four people were killed in an explosion and fire on Kharg Island.
He added that so far Carbon Iran, Farabi, Abadan, Kharg, Isfahan, Arak, Shiraz, Razi and Polika Karaj have been wholly privatized and that 52 of the 81 subsidiaries of the National Petrochemical Company have been semi-privatized.
Offshore fields, some of which shared by Iran, are concentrated from the northern end of the Gulf - near Kharg island, off the Divided Zone and Kuwait, and off Saudi Arabia - to the south where there are groups of fields around Das island and Qatar's Halul island, and along the UAE coast down to the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman.
The main terminal on Kharg island, badly damaged during the Iran- Iraq war, was fully repaired in October 1994.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi confirmed on Sunday that Kharg 431 Replenishment Ship is having the final touches for its maiden voyage next Iranian calendar year (begins March 21).
The company comprises six operation districts including Bahregan, Lavan, Siri, Kharg, Kish and Qeshm.
The oil industry has been hit with its ninth explosion in eight months, this one at the same location as the second explosion last July--in the Kharg Island petrochemical complex.
Ten new horizontal production wells are to be drilled in Soroush, 80 km west of Kharg island.
They said NIOTC's skills in maintaining SBMs in Assaluyeh, Kharg and Bahregansar regions have prompted petroleum companies in Azerbaijan to bid for cooperating with NIOTC to carry out related projects.
He added, The design, construction, installation and operation of Kharg Oil Production Plant will be totally handled by Iranian contractors and manufacturers.
Two weeks earlier, four people were killed in an explosion and fire on Kharg Island, home to Iran's largest oil export terminal in the Persian Gulf.
Offshore fields, some of which shared by Iran, are concentrated from the northern end of the Gulf - near Kharg island, off the Neutral Zone and Kuwait, and off Saudi Arabia - to the south where there are groups of fields around Das island and Qatar's Halul island, and along the UAE coast down to the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman.