The CEO of
the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Behzad Mohammadi told NIPNA that the
project would be launched with 55,000 tons/year of production capacity. It will
be a supplier of polybutadiene rubber which is used in downstream industries
for production of tires and rubber items.
He said 27
projects were planned to create the second leap of the petrochemical industry
of Iran, adding once the projects came online, diversification of the petrochemical
and polymer mix of the country would be realized.
further said the project would be the most Iranian-made petrochemical plant in
the industry so far, adding the plant would render Iran self-sufficient in
production of polybutadiene rubber.
who is also deputy petroleum minister for petrochemical affairs, added the most
important features of construction Takhtjamshid Petrochemical Company is the
use of purely Iranian and indigenous technical knowledge as well as production
of a variety of items domestically.