The unit is constructed with the aim of completing the value
chain in northeastern Iran, preventing the sale of raw materials and developing
various strategic products without the presence of foreign experts, reported the
Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC).
Karim Deljavan, the CEO of Urmia Petrochemical, said the
production line of potassium sulfate is operating with an annual capacity of
According to him, considering the launch of this production
line, the company's product portfolio is more diverse.
He said potassium was added to the company's product
portfolio with the aim of producing a by-product of hydrochloric acid with a
capacity of 50,000 tons per year, which is one of the raw materials used in the
poly-aluminum chloride (PAC) project of the company.
As he said, the PAC project is being developed in line with
the goal of completing the value chain and is one of the development projects
of Urmia Petrochemical Plant, for which preparations have begun.
The CEO of Urmia Petrochemical Plant further declared that his
company had devised detailed plans for diversifying its product portfolio.
Urmia Petrochemical Plant is a subsidiary of Iranian
Investment Petrochemical Group (Petrol).