Iran Gilsonite

Around 1960’s Gilsonite Mines were explored in West of Iran and samples of cargoes were sent to USA for testing and further development. With Iranian revolution in 1979 the connections between Iran & USA turned and any mutual commercial activities stopped so as the development of Gilsonite mines in Iran by Americans. Later in 1998 Iranians re-opened the mines and from 2003 Export of Iranian Gilsonite started with the help of Chinese technology.

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Gilsonite Price

While Gilsonite has a wide range of quality, it also originates from many different locations (please see Global Locations of Natural Bitumen). Hence it’s not feasible to measure a steady and exact price for the product. Also there is no official online reference for Gilsonite Price or within any database.

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American Supply of Gilsonite

Gilsonite was first utilized as a supply in the United States of America, by the pioneers of this business in the late 1800s. Through the years, the knowledge of usage and applying Gilsonite has developed significantly among the US suppliers, while there’s been little research and hardly any development in other countries and even among the end-users to make a serious competition. Basically the Gilsonite that is supplied by American suppliers has a steady and reliable quality, given that US Gilsonite sellers have been top players of the market over a century, possessing high technical and practical knowledge.

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