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Pars Oil & Gas Company announces petrochemicals output Hit 27 million tons

Monday, Dec 24, 2012

27.4 million tons of petrochemical products were produced in Iran during the first 8 months of current Iranian calendar year, began 20 March 2012.

Production manager at National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Ali Bossaqzadeh made the remarks adding that currently 18 petrochemical plants are active in Mahshahr region, south of Iran, 10 plants in Assaluyeh (onshore installation of South Pars gas field) and 13 others in other parts of the country.

Bandar Imam, Pars, Nori, Maroun and Pardis petrochemical plants were the main producers of petrochemicals during the aforementioned period while Zagros, Jam, Shiraz, Razi and Bo Ali plants followed them.

‘During the mentioned period, Shiraz, Shazand, Kermanshah, Khorasan, Mehr and Oromiyeh petrochemical plants produced 1.3 million tons, one million tons, 720 thousand tons, 534 thousand tons , 199 thousand tons and 15 thousand tons of petrochemicals respectively implying they have succeeded to produce equal to  90 percent of their nameplate capacities’, NPC official said.

Earlier Bossaqzadeh had said that petrochemical products output would hit a new record in current year by providing on time feedstock to petrochemical plants.

Meanwhile Petrochemical Commercial Company (PCC) released figures that showed during the first nine months of current Iranian calendar year the company had exported 3.476 million tons of petrochemical products worth 3.245 billion dollars, mainly gas liquids (propane and butane).

Source: Pars Oil & Gas Company

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