of planning and development management of the National Petrochemical Company
(NPC) said that by the second and third petrochemical leaps in the country, Iran
would expect to supply a wide variety of petrochemicals domestically.
leap of the industry took place in 2011 while the second and third leaps are
planned to be realized by 2021 and 2025, respectively.
Goudarzi Farahani told NIPNA that the country’s production capacity would reach
100 mt/y by 2021 from currently 66 mt/y, adding that the sector’s output would
reach 133 mt/y by 2025.
NPC considered feedstock supply to the plants as a priority, adding that the
leaps would allow domestic production of key petrochemical items in the
besides managing feedstock supply to petrochemical plants, concerns value-chain
completion and curbing crude oil and gas sales while taking steps to diversify
the petrochemical production mix of the country,” he added.