Owner: National Iranian Oil Refining & Distribution Co. and private owners Overall capacity: 250,000 b/d Notes: Operations are expected to resume June 3 at the Tehran refinery, according to oil minister Bijan Zanganeh, as quoted by the official oil ministry Shana news agency. The refinery had been taken offline June 2 for safety reasons following an explosion and fire, according to media reports. Zanganeh was also quoted as saying that the incident occurred at two tanks not related to production and that the refinery has not been damaged. Refinery operators clarified that the incident started from gasoil storage. According to earlier reports, the fire had affected LPG tanks. Refinery spokesman Shaker Khafaei said taking units offline “is temporary in order to secure the refinery’s work force and operational and aid forces,” according to Shana. […]