Shana — Iranian petrochemical plants processed 37.6 million tons of petrochemical products in the first 9 months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 20.
According to the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), the 53 active plants in Iran operated at 74% of their nameplate capacity during the period.
The facilities at Mahshahr Petrochemical Economic Zone in the southwestern province of Khuzestan operated at 79% of their capacity during the period and accounted for 13.5 million tons of the country’s output.
Furthermore the 4 plants operating in Assalouyeh, southern Iran, operated at 82% of the rated capacity, supplying 17 million tons of petrochemicals.
Other petrochemical plants in other parts of the country supplied 7.3 million tons of products and operated at 80% of their capacity.