Iran Enjoying World-class Technological Growth: CEO

Iran Enjoying World-class Technological Growth: CEO
(Monday, April 26, 2021) 23:21

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- The CEO of the Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC) said the last Iranian calendar year which ended on March 20 was marked not only with unprecedented growth in the petrochemical production capacity, but technological development in the industry.

Addressing a ceremony to launch a number of petrochemical projects on Thursday, April 15, Ali Pajouhan stated: “The main task of the Petrochemical Research and Technology Company as a subsidiary of the National Petrochemical Company, is developing technical knowhow for launching petrochemical plants and production of strategic materials and catalysts for petrochemical complexes, and this complex has achieved significant achievements in recent years with the efforts of prominent scientists and researchers working internationally.”

He said that PRTC for the first time in the previous calendar year acquired the technical savvy of building a heavy polyethylene production unit for Tabriz Petrochemical Plant with 300,000 tons of annual production capacity. It also developed the technical knowledge of the polyethylene unit for Bushehr Petrochemical Plant with a capacity of 400,000 tons per year, and the Fateh Propylene Production Unit with an annual capacity of 120,000 tons.

Moreover, the company also localized the technical savvy for construction of a plant for production of polypropylene from natural gas with a capacity of 900,000 tons, including three production plants of methanol, propylene and polypropylene for the Islamabad-West petrochemical project, he said.

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