Speaking on Tuesday, Managing Director of the National Petrochemical
Company (NPC) Reza Norouz-Zadeh said production of petrochemical plants has increased
by 5% in the current calendar year, adding, "We are moving towards
realization of nameplate capacity of the sector."
According to NIPNA, he said: "We are witnessing development of
various sectors including the oil industry in Iran thanks to availability of
skilled Iranian labor who need to be heeded more than before as these human capitals
can save the country in difficult times."
He said Iran's petrochemical output stands at 44 million tons since
March 2017, adding a 5-percent increase is estimated in the sector's
productivity this year.
"This would mean that we are getting closer to the plants' nameplate
productivity," the official added.