Iran eyes 2mt increase in petchem production
TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – An Iranian petrochemical official said Iran’s petrochemical production rate will increase by 2 million tons by tapping unexploited capacities in petrochemical facilities of the country.
According to the National Petrochemical Company’s Director for Production Control Jalal Mir Hashemi, the company, with the cooperation of petrochemical companies, has planned to tap the unexploited potentialities of petrochemical plants in Iran.
He underlined the favorable upward trend of petrochemical production growth in the country, adding in the past years and for certain reasons, part of the production capacity of production complexes had not been exploited in Iran and plans are under way to activate these potentialities in the coming year with the cooperation of petrochemical holdings and companies which will add 2 million tons to the country’s annual petrochemical output.
He said realization of the second and third petrochemical leaps of the country is one of the key policies of the NPC besides which are enhancing production and removing production bottlenecks of the industry.