EghtesadOnline: Gasoline rationing that started on Nov. 15 will not have any significant effect on curbing air pollution if the temperature is below 15° C, head of the Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis Research Center has announced that implementing the fuel rationing system saved the country as much as $100 billion between 2007 and 2015.
EghtesadOnline: Reviving the gasoline rationing system with two rates can help curtail rampant smuggling and help boost exports, a board member of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products Exporters’ Association said.
EghtesadOnline: Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says so long as gasoline is not rationed, vehicle owners will not take fuel cards as seriously as expected.
EghtesadOnline: The program to restart use of fuel cards without restarting the 2015 gasoline rationing system would be pointless, the former head of the gasoline rationing office said.
EghtesadOnline: Many say that in the current economic conditions resuming the gasoline rationing system to better manage (curb) fuel consumption is inevitable, but may not help much in preventing smuggling.
EghtesadOnline: The government of President Hassan Rouhani is mulling reintroduction of the gasoline rationing system that ended in 2015 and the restrictions could, and very likely will, harm ride-hailing companies, with drivers already complaining about low fares.
EghtesadOnline: Iran may revive a gasoline rationing system with two rates, which was eliminated by the current government in May 2015 to cut consumption, the spokesman of Majlis Energy Commission said.