The unit is designed to refine 90-95 thousand bbl per day whereas prior to the expansion the number was only half of that, 45 thousand per day.
RFCC is the largest unit in the country and it enjoys most recently developed technologies.
With the expansion of the Imam Khomeini refinery gasoline production will raise from 8 to 16 million liters per day.
In the past two years with the operation of different processing units of the expansion project, the production of gasoline has went from 4.5 to 8 million liters per day. With the operation of the second phase of the expansion, which includes the gasoline productions units RCD AND FRCC, the production of 50 thousand bbl more octane 95 gasoline will be possible.
The super (octane 95) gasoline production will also move up from 1.2 to 3.6 million liters per day.
The octane for the regular unleaded of the unit will also be made to meet the EU5 standard.