According to the National
Petrochemical Company (NPC), the 57-mt/y production capacity of the sector is
expected to cross 62 mt/y this calendar year while the total output is
projected to reach 60 million tons this year.
of 21 petrochemical complexes operating in Mahshahr, southwestern province of
Khuzestan, from the beginning of the year to the end of the month of Dey
(December 22-January 20) was 16.2 million tons.
This is while the
plants' rated capacity stands at 25.6 million tons per year and its estimated
output of the year is 21 mt.
The 16 plants
operating in Asaluyeh, southern Iran, shows that the actual production of this
region during the mentioned period was about 18.6 million tons.
nominal capacity of the petrochemical complexes in Asaluyeh is 32.7 million
metric tons and its annual production is estimated at 26.5 million tons.
production of 21 petrochemical complexes located in other parts of the country was
about 9.26 million tons during the mentioned period.
nominal capacity of petrochemical complexes in other parts of the country is
13.7 million metric tons and its projected production is estimated at 11.4
It should be
noted that the following complexes were the most prolific petrochemical facilities
during the month of Dey: Rijal, Bisotun, Ghaed Basir, Lorestan, Mahabad, Shimi Baft,
Mehr, Karbon Iran Shahzand, Kermanshah Polymer, Jam, Noori, Khorasan, Laleh,
Urmia, Shiraz, Pardis, and Kharg.