14 January 2020 - 15:08
  • News Code: 297647
Phase 2 of Takht Jamshid Petchem Plant Operational

TEHRAN (Shana) – Iran has launched Phase 2 of Takht Jamshaid Mahshahr Petrochemical Plant.

A ceremony was held in the facility which is located in the southwestern city of Khuzestan on Tuesday, in the presence of senior government and petrochemical officials to launch the project.

The plant is inaugurated with 55,000 tons/year of polybutadiene rubber production capacity.

The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Behzad Mohammadi, and Sourena Sattari, deputy Iranian president for technological affairs, attended the ceremony.

During the ceremony, Mohammadi said one of the main features of the plant is the fact that it was fully developed by Iranian and local savvy.

“This is one of the first petrochemical projects which were fully developed by Iranian knowhow and efforts of local experts,” he said.

Besides polybutadiene rubber, the plant will also supply 20,000 t/y of latex, 5,000 t/y of STP and 18,000 t/y of Hips-grade polybutadiene rubber.

The first phase of the plant was launched in 2016 and is a supplier of SBR/PBR.

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