EghtesadOnline: While Qatar is meeting at least 30% of the global helium demand from the field adjoining the giant South Pars Gas Field off the Persian Gulf, Pars Oil and Gas Company, the operator of SP development projects, has done nothing to extract helium from the joint gas field, an energy expert said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's only phosphate producer, Esfordi Phosphate Industrial and Mineral Complex, registered a 34% increase in extraction to 178,563 tons during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21).
EghtesadOnline: On average 50 billion cubic meters of water is extracted from almost 500,000 authorized wells per year, resulting in huge water deficits in most plains, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa).
EghtesadOnline: Gas extraction from the giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf increased 150% over the last decade, managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has the capacity to extract 32.5 million tons of copper ores per year, making it the world's eighth biggest country in this respect, says Ardeshir Sa'd-Mohammadi, managing director of the National Iranian Copper Industries Company.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 470 million tons of minerals were extracted in Iran in the last fiscal year (ended March 19, 2020), says Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani, adding that the figure is expected to exceed 500 million tons this year (March 2020-21).
EghtesadOnline: Around 8.5 million tons of gold were extracted from Iranian mines during the last fiscal year that ended on March 19, 2020, according to the head of Iran's Mine House.
EghtesadOnline: Transforming traditional wells into smart wells in Sabzevar, Khorasan Razavi Province, has helped reduce extraction of underground water by 20%, head of the provincial water company said.
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian lead and zinc producers extracted 508,719 tons of ores during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization’s latest report shows.
EghtesadOnline: The Research Institute of Petroleum Industry is implementing several projects in the fields of oil exploration, drilling, extraction, catalyst production and energy saving, the head of RIPI said.