Speaking to NIPNA, the director of production
control at NPC said the damage was caused by rainfall and flooding but was now
The unprecedented rainfall and flooding in
recent days submerged many villages in the country, especially in the western
province of Lorestan and a part of the city of Pole-dokhtar, and damaged the
pipeline which carried feedstock to dozens of petrochemical plants in western Iran,
said Ghodratollah Farjpour.
"Fortunately, with regard to the
existing safety systems, the leak was contained immediately,” he said.
The official further added that once water
flow decreases around leakage, expert teams were dispatched to the area to fix
it as soon as possible.