$13.5b Invested in Mokran Petrochemical Complex
The complex is being built on 1,200 hectares and when the first phase is fully operational, it will have an output capacity of 8.5 million tons per annum.
An estimated $13.5 billion has been invested for the construction of Mokran (also Makran) Petrochemical Complex in Chabahar, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, managing director of Negin Mokran Petrochemical Development Company said.
“Construction of 18 petrochemical units have been planned in the complex. After completion, Chabahar city in the southeast will become Iran’s third petrochemical hub after Mahshahr in the southwest and Asalouyeh in the south,” IRNA quoted Alireza Moniri Abyaneh as saying.
The first phase of the complex, including six units, is expected to come online next year.