The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Behzad
Mohammadi visited the plant in the western province of Ilam, saying one of the features
of the plant was the fact that young and experienced workforce had been
gathered in the plant and worked together which had created a massive synergy
and major potentialities for development and growth in the facility.
He said the H2S pipeline to Ilam Refinery would come online
the in the spring of 2019, adding that the olefin unit of the plant would also
come on-stream by summer of 2019 but would become fully operational by March 2020.
Ilam Petrochemicals Plant produces a range of value-added
items like polypropylene and is fed by West Ethylene Pipeline.