said the plant is now in its pre-startup phase and its flare stacks were lit this month.
the equipment and items required for launching the plant are installed and are
ready for startup," he said.
Beigi said the first methanol production by the plant will begin within the next three
months, adding an investment of nearly 465 million euros and IRR 5,500b was
made for construction of the project which was all procured by private
operational, the facility will supply 1.65 million tons of methanol annually.
Plant is one of the three major petrochemical projects expected to come
on-stream this calendar year (which began on March 21) along with Bushehr and
Kaveh petrochemical projects.
Plant is the largest methanol unit in Iran and the Middle East.
projects will more than double Iran's methanol output and bring it to over 10
million tons annually.