Arvand Petchem Plant Loads 1st Ethylene Dichloride Shipment

TEHRAN (Shana) -- The caretaker of Arvand Petrochemical Company said the first consignment of ethylene dichloride weighing 5,000 tons has been loaded for export.

According to the public relations office of the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), Afshin Kiani said the surplus of this product will be exported after providing 100% of the needs of Abadan, Ghadir and Bandar Emam petrochemical plants and it is expected export 50,000 tons of EDC by the end of the current calendar year, which began on March 21.

He talked about the current production status in the complex: "After overhaul of late last year, we resumed production and now 100% of the capacity is being produced. There is no problem in terms of meeting domestic needs at the moment and we supply all the PVC needs of the country, in addition, we send the chlorine required by the petrochemical plants in the region, including Bandar Emam, Karoon, Khuzestan and Ghadir.”

He added: "By increasing the capacity of the chlorine unit, we were able to increase the capacity of the EDC or ethylene dichloride unit, which is an inter-complex product that fully meets the needs of Abadan, Ghadir and Bandar Emam petrochemical plants.”

Kiani also announced the export of the first shipment of caustic, and said: "We will meet all the needs of the domestic market in the field of SPVC and EPVC in accordance with the plan for supply.”

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