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Kaveh Petchem Plant Operational by March 2019

(Saturday, December 08, 2018) 19:39

An official with the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said Kaveh Petrochemical Complex was about to be commissioned, adding the project would become operational within the next two months.

According to NPC, Ghodratollah Farajpour, the production control director at the company, said the project, with 7,000 tons of methanol production per day, was being prepared for inauguration and would come online before the end of the current calendar year to March 20 2019.

 

He said by fully commissioning of Marjan Petrochemical Plant, with 5,000 tons/day of production capacity, the country’s petrochemical production capacity would increase, adding the plant was currently operating at 70 to 80 percent of its nameplate capacity.

 

The official also added that 75 percent of Marjan Petrochemical Plant’s construction was carried out by Iranian developers in the fields of design, construction, installation and procurement of items.

 

Farajpour further expressed satisfaction at the country’s petrochemical output despite all the difficulties they had gone through in recent months.

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