Ahmed Shokri, the director of projects of the
National Petrochemical Company, revealed this information at a specialized
panel on Iran's petrochemical projects, challenges and opportunities panel,
which was held on the sidelines of the 14th Iran Petrochemical Forum on Tuesday.
Shokri said that more than 100 petrochemical
projects have been defined for implementation across the country, which is
expected to add more than 100 million tons to the production capacity of Iran's
Currently, the 67 petrochemical projects are
being developed in the regions of Asaluyeh, Mahshahr, Makran, Energy Berparsian,
Qeshm, Kermanshah, and Jask.
Shokri emphasized that these projects are being
implemented with a favorable situation at hand. The projects are aimed at
producing various petrochemical products to enhance Iran's position in the
The 14th IPF was held from May 1 to May 2, and
experts from different countries participated in the event. The conference
aimed to discuss the opportunities, challenges, and future of Iran's
petrochemical industry, which is considered one of the most important
industries in the country.
Iran's petrochemical industry has been
experiencing significant growth in recent years, despite facing various
economic sanctions imposed by the United States and other countries. The
government of Iran is investing heavily in the industry to increase production
capacity and strengthen the country's economy.