He added that some 16,000 kilometers of pipelines are now in operation across the country, the Mehr News Agency reported.
Two other projects for the construction of a 900-kilometer pipeline and a 600-kiometer pipeline are underway, he noted.
Deputy Oil Minister Alireza Zeighami has said that a package of investments worth $47.5 billion has been prepared to develop different sectors of the oil refining and distribution industry, the Mehr News Agency reported.
Some $2 billion should be invested by 2015 to boost the storage capacity of oil products, the official noted.
Iran is now exporting gasoline and diesel fuel to neighboring countries, Zeighami said earlier this month.
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