24 December 2020 - 11:07
  • News Code: 311150
Potassium Sulfate Unit of Urmia Petchem Plant Online 

TEHRAN (Shana) -- The potassium sulfate unit of Urmia Petrochemical Plant came on stream with an order by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani via video conference. 

The unit has come online with an annual production capacity of 40,000 tons of potassium sulfate and 50,000 tons of hydrochloric acid.
Construction of the unit began in 2018 in order to complete the value chain and the development of downstream industries. The project was completed in less than 24 months by domestic experts, and today (Thursday, December 24) it is coming online as one of the projects in the second petrochemical leap of the country.
This unit has been built with an investment of 585 billion Iranian rials. It is fed with 22,800 tons of sulfuric acid and 34,000 tons of crude potassium chloride annually. The unit is designed with annually 40,000 tons of potassium sulfate and 50,000 tons of hydrochloric acid production capacity.
The sales value of the items supplied by Urmia Petrochemical Plant’s Potassium Sulfate Unit is estimated at a total of 4,650 billion Iranian rials.
Urmia Petrochemical Plant’s Potassium Sulfate Unit is licensed by China’s CNBM and has been designed and carried out by Pars Qeshm Arseh Afroozan Engineering Company.
The unit’s construction created 70 jobs. During its operation, it will generate 50 direct and 230 indirect jobs mostly from the locals.
Urmia Petrochemical Company is a subsidiary of Iranian Investment Petrochemical Group (Petrol) and the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC).

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