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Iran to inaugurate 6 large petrochemical projects in Bushehr Province

February 10/2010

February 10 (SteelGuru) -- Mehr News Agency reported that 6 large petrochemical projects worth around USD 2 billion will officially come on stream in Assaluyeh, Bushehr Province.

Mr Mahmoud Ahmadinejad president of Iran will attend the inauguration ceremony. The projects will add 3.14 million tonnes to the national petrochemicals output.


The 6th methanol unit with the annual production capacity of 1.650 million tonnes is the major completed project. The unit comes on stream at the cost of USD 440 million.


The special petrochemicals export terminal of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone with the shipment capacity of 35 million tonnes per year is the second project which cost USD 864 million.


The butadiene unit of Jam Petrochemical Complex with the production capacity of 245,000 tonnes per annum, industrial wastewater treatment facility of Mobin Petrochemical Complex, the air separation facility of Mobin Petrochemical Complex and the ethylbenzene and styrene monomer producing units of Pars Petrochemical Complex with the output capacity of 1.245 million tonnes per year are the other projects which were inaugurated at the cost of USD 720 million in total. Currently, the nations petrochemical production capacity stands at 44.73 million tonnes per year.


Once these 6 projects come on stream the amount would be raised to 47.87 million tonnes. The projects will generate 1,600 direct jobs and some 20,000 indirect jobs.            

Iran to inaugurate 6 large petrochemical projects in Bushehr Province














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