Iran launches petrochemical plant

Iran launches petrochemical plant

4:07 AM, 7th January 2013
Iran launches petrochemical plant

KERMANSHAH, IRAN: Iran has launched a petrochemical plant with the annual production capacity of 300,000 tonne of heavy polyethylene in the western province of Kermanshah, Iran. Kermanshah Polymer Petrochemical Plant was inaugurated on 1 January 2013. The project will create jobs for about 1,500 people and is expected to sell some $429 million worth of petrochemical products per year.

On 29 December 2012, Iran launched two other petrochemical projects, namely Kavian Petrochemical Complex and the West Ethylene Pipeline in Assaluyeh, both of which are located in the onshore installations of the South Pars Gas Field. Kavian Petrochemical Complex is the main source of ethylene for the West Ethylene Pipeline with an annual petrochemical production capacity of 2.18 million tonne.

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