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a port city in khuzestan, southwestern iran.

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  • of the variety of natural resources found in iran, petroleum (discovered in 1908 in khuzestan province) and natural gas are by far the most important; oil accounts for 80% of export revenues. the chief oil fields are found in the central and southwestern parts of the zagros mts. in w iran. oil also is found in n iran and in the offshore waters of the persian gulf. major refineries are located at abadan (site of the country's first refinery, built 1913), kermanshah, tehran, and bandar abbas. pipelines move oil from the fields to the refineries and to such exporting ports as abadan, bandar-e mashur, and khark island. domestic oil and gas, along with hydroelectric power facilities, provide the country with power. factmonster.com

  • of the variety of natural resources found in iran, petroleum (discovered in 1908 in khuzestan province) and natural gas are by far the most important; oil accounts for 80% of export revenues. the chief oil fields are found in the central and southwestern parts of the zagros mts. in w iran. oil also is found in n iran and in the offshore waters of the persian gulf. major refineries are located at abadan (site of the country's first refinery, built 1913), kermanshah, tehran, and bandar abbas. pipelines move oil from the fields to the refineries and to such exporting ports as abadan, bandar-e mashur, and khark island. domestic oil and gas, along with hydroelectric power facilities, provide the country with power. infoplease.com