• 6 days Retail On Pace For Most Bankruptcies And Store Closures Ever In One Year: BDO
  • 10 minutes America Could Go Fully Electric Right Now
  • 8 days Majors Oil COs diversify into Renewables ? What synergies forget have with Solar Panels and Wind Tirbines ? None !
  • 4 hours Most ridiculous green proposal
  • 5 hours The Green Hydrogen Problem That No One Is Talking About
  • 18 hours China Sets Its Sights On Global [EV, AI, CRISPR, Fusion, Navel Lint Collector] Dominance
  • 56 mins Rethinking election outcomes for oil.
  • 13 hours The City of Sturgis Update on the Motorcycle Rally held there, and the MSM's reporting hence
  • 5 hours Biden's laptop
  • 2 hours QUESTION: With worldwide 1.4 Billion passenger vehicles and 360 Million commercial vehicles using combustion engines how long before gasoline and distillates measurably decline. .
  • 6 hours Video Evidence that the CCP controls Joe Biden
  • 2 days Republicans Have Become the Party of Hate
  • 2 hours P@A will cost Texas Taxpayers $117 Billion.
  • 6 hours Making diamonds from thin air
  • 2 days Australia’s Commodities Heartland Set for Major Hydrogen Plant
The U.S. Has A Major EV Problem

The U.S. Has A Major EV Problem

Insufficient public charging infrastructure is…

Iran Installs 1,000 Advanced Centrifuges for Uranium Enrichment

Iran currently has over 15,000 operating centrifuges that work to produce medium-enriched uranium, a product that Western powers fear will be used to create nuclear weapons, and the reason for the numerous sanctions put in place in an attempt to rob the Iranian economy of revenues that could be used for further nuclear research. Iran has always claimed it is not seeking to develop nuclear weapons, and that the enriched uranium will only be used for peaceful purposes.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has just released a new quarterly report which states that Iran has recently installed 1,000 advanced uranium enriching centrifuges, and is now about to test them for the first time.

The advanced centrifuges recently installed in an Iranian uranium enrichment facility
The advanced centrifuges recently installed in an Iranian uranium enrichment facility. (RFERL)

These new centrifuges are three or four times more powerful and efficient at producing medium-enriched uranium, than the existing centrifuges. Hopeful that Iran was finally ready to open up more about its nuclear program and begin working towards an overall solution to the conflict, the West now fears that these new centrifuges are just further proof of Iran’s nuclear weapon ambitions.

According to the report Iran has also begun plans for a heavy-water nuclear reactor that would produce plutonium, another important material used to create nuclear weapons.

Related article: Nuclear Power Finds Small Beautiful

Having said that the IAEA mentioned in their report that the stockpiles of medium-enriched uranium have grown little over the last few months, as most of the product produced has been used as reactor fuel.

The IAEA also announced that the next round of talks with Iran to discuss the country’s nuclear program will be held on the 27th of September, and will be the first set of talks to be held since the election of President Hassan Rouhani in June.

Rouhani was previously a nuclear negotiator himself, and has stated that he will offer more transparency, and a better attitude, more intent on finding a common solution. This report deals with activities that took place before Rouhani came to power.

By. Joao Peixe of Oilprice.com



Join the discussion | Back to homepage



Leave a comment

Leave a comment

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News