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Masjed Soleyman

(mäsjĕd` sōlāmän`), city (1991 pop. 107,539), Khuzestan prov., SW Iran, on the Karun River. The site of the first discovery of petroleum in Iran (1908), it is now an oil-refining center.

Masjed Soleyman

 

a city in Iran in Khuzestan ostan (province). Population, 66,000 (1971). The city is linked by highway with Tehran and Ahvaz (Nasiri). Masjed Soleyman has been an oil center since 1908, although its significance has now declined. Local industries include oil-refining and the production of sulfur by the use of natural gas.

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The first phase of cooperation with CNPCI pertains to the reform process for development of the Iranian field, emphasized the official adding for the time being, NIOC is not after implementing a plan to increase oil recovery factor in Masjed Soleiman in collaboration with the Chinese side.
The refinery obtains its feedstock from Masjed Soleiman wells to provide Masjed Soleiman city and its industries with gas, he concluded.
Launching desalination unit of Ab Timour oil field with processing capacity of 60 thousand barrels per day, extraction gas from 6 new wells at South Pars gas field s phase 10, renewing oil production from 17 idle oil wells in Masjed Soleiman and launching oil storage tank number 38 at Kharg oil terminal were among the other NIOC s activities during the year.
Member of the Board of Directors of Masjed Soleiman Petrochemical Company Ali Seifian says his company is to sign a contract with a consortium, comprising Korean companies, for financing and construction of a petro-refinery.
On the other hand, concerning the history of this province, some historic cities including Shoushtar, Dezful and Masjed Soleiman have historical and old textures and are located in areas with relatively high seismic hazard, thus, to prevent the incidence of catastrophes such as what happened in historical city of Bam and to maintain their ancient and historical monuments with global reputation, including hydraulic structures and waterfalls of Shoushtar, it is required that seismic hazard evaluation in this areas should be done with acceptable precision.
Iran is building a new petrochemical complex in Masjed Soleiman city in the Southwestern Khuzestan province.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran awarded its major contract to a German company for development of a petrochemical project in the city of Masjed Soleiman in the country's Southwest.
The Shahid Abbaspour Dam (also known as Karun-1 Dam) is a large arch dam providing hydroelectricity from the Karun River; it is located about 50 km northeast of Masjed Soleiman, in the province of Khuzestan, Iran, and originally completed in 1976.
Other major cities include Behbahan, Abadan, Andimeshk, Khorramshahr, Bandar Imam, Dezful, Shushtar, Omidiyeh, Izeh, Susa, Masjed Soleiman, Minoo Island, Hoveizeh, Baq Malek, Mah Shahr, Dasht-i Mishan/Dasht Azadegan, Ramhormoz, Shadegan and Soosangerd.
The Chinese government cooperated (with Iran) at the highest levels during the (nuclear) negotiations (between Tehran and the world powers); therefore, I convey the appreciation of the Iranian nation and government to that country," Rezayee told reporters in the Southern city of Masjed Soleiman on Sunday afternoon.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Islamic Azad University, the Masjed Soleiman Branch, succeeded in the production of zinc oxide nanowire as a nanostructure with electrode and high optical quality.
He went on to say that the drilling rigs deployed in the project had been cleared to be transferred to Yaran, Southern Azadegan and Masjed Soleiman fields for conducting drilling.