Masjed Soleyman


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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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He said talks were underway to carry out similar flaring projects at Masjed Soleyman, where some of the oldest Iranian oil facilities are located.
TEHRAN, July 8 (KUNA) -- A 5.7 magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Masjed Soleyman in southwestern Iranian province of Khouzestan on Monday morning.
and China's Wuhan Company by the Managing Director of Masjed Soleyman Petrochemical Complex, Yousef Davoodi and a high-ranking representative of the Chinese firm.
Bijan Alipour said that NISOC plans to renovate oil facilities in Gachsaran, Maroun, Masjed Soleyman and Karoun oil regions over several phases.
* Bidboland I and Masjed Soleyman with capacity of 28.1 MMcm/d
(1) Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Arsanjan Branch; Islamic Azad University, IRAN; (2) Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Masjed soleyman Branch, Islamic Azad University, IRAN; (3) Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Tarbiyat Modares University, Tehran, IRAN; (4) Faculty of Medical Physiology, Medical Science Jondi Shapoor University, Ahvaz, IRAN Email: shirinzilaei@iaumis.ac.ir Received 21.03.2012 / Accepted 10.08.2012
In May 1908, they succeeded at Masjed Soleyman in southern Persia.
Another quake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit the oil producing town of Masjed Soleyman in the south-western Khuzestan province.
According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the earlier 5.7-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Iran jolted Masjed Soleyman city north of Khouzestan province.
The official who was addressing a meeting of Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh with Masjed Soleyman officials and elites, said that the capital would be spent in Lali Asmari, Lali Bangestan and Zilaei regions in Andimeshk and Masjed Soleyman, both in the southwestern province of Khuzestan.
The official said Iran has achieved a good experience in the development of Masjed Soleyman Oil Field by a Chinese company.