CEO Stresses Plant Completion in Gachsaran

(Tuesday, March 5, 2019) 19:01

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Behzad Mohammadi, called for acceleration of the construction work in Gachsaran Petrochemical Project, located in southwestern Iran.

During a visit to the plant, Mr. Mohammadi said the project was one of the most important projects in Iran’s petrochemical industry, adding it would be fed by Bidboland II Gas Refinery which is to come on-stream next Iranian calendar year beginning on March 21.

He said four other petrochemical projects were under way which would be fed by the items produced at the Gachsaran facility.

Mohammadi, who is also deputy petroleum minister in petrochemical affairs, further expressed optimism that the financial issued facing the project would be resolved by more support from the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC).

An investment of €424.7 million and Rls. 7,165.2 billion has been made in the project which has so far made 59 percent progress and is planned to come on-stream by 2021.

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