Speaking to NIPNA,
Rasoul Ashrafzadeh said: "The new strategy of Petrol is to ensure development
of downstream petrochemical industries, and one of the challenges we face in
the petrochemical industry, which has not been paid enough heed in recent
years, is the downstream and complementary industries as well as completion of
the industry’s value chain and processing of new products.”
He added: "In
this regard, the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) has
entrusted the development of complementary industries to Petrol by awarding it development
of a methyl amine project in Songhor, a caustic soda production unit in
Mahshahr and a melamine crystal production project in Lordegan.
All these projects
will come on stream in the third leap in the petrochemical industry to 2026.
announced that the fourth project by the company was the production unit of
poly-aluminum chloride in Urmia Petrochemical Plant, and said the projects were
currently under study and were undergoing licensing procedures and would take
between 18 to 24 months to complete.
He also added that
the projects would need an investment of over 100 million euros which had been