[size=36]Oil: We are moving forward with the implementation of a project to convert the use of liquid gas for vehicles instead of gasoline and kerosene[/size]
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, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil for Liquidation and Distribution Affairs, Hamid Younis, confirmed, on Wednesday, to move forward with the implementation of the steps of the national project to expand the space for the use of liquid gas fuel for vehicles instead of gasoline and kerosene fuel, by increasing the number of specialized workshops in Baghdad and the provinces and working to involve the private sector in Establishing specialized workshops to install the liquid gas system for vehicles in accordance with quality and safety standards.
Yunus said during an inspection visit to one of the new government specialized workshops in the Dora area in Baghdad, according to a statement by the Ministry of Oil received by Mawazine News, that "this field follow-up comes in implementation of the directives of the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Oil Minister Hayan Abdul Ghani during the leadership operations meeting last week. ".
He added, "The adoption of the mechanism of supplying liquid gas fuel for citizens' vehicles by the ministry is an important step that brings economic and environmental benefits to the citizen," explaining that "the economic feasibility comes through the price of gas processing for vehicles compared to the prices of processing gasoline fuel, which reduces citizens' expenses, and for the technical benefit." The octane number of gas fuel is higher than the octane number of improved gasoline and thus does not affect vehicle engines, extend their life and reduce engine holidays. With regard to the environmental benefit, the use of gas as a fuel for cars reduces emissions and environmental pollution caused by gasoline combustion in engines.
For his part, the Director General of the Gas Filling and Services Company, Anmar Ali Hussein, said, "The ministry is working on expanding this great national project by increasing the number of workshops for installing the gas system in order to accommodate the large numbers of vehicles whose owners want to install the system after it had received great acceptance. by the citizens."
Hussein indicated, "The ministry is studying the possibility of involving the private sector in establishing specialized workshops with advanced technical specifications, under the supervision of the ministry and the company, and under strict conditions aimed at ensuring safe operation and user safety." Ended 29/N33