Speaking on the sidelines of the inaugural Process Safety Conference
in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries, Morteza Shahmirzai stated that
this year is poised to become one of the most productive years in Iran's
He highlighted that the industry's production performance is expected
to reach around 78 million tons by the end of this year.
Furthermore, he noted that the industry's production output for the
first six months of the year has already met the set targets, with more than 35
million tons of petrochemical products produced during this period.
The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company emphasized the priority
of meeting domestic industries' feedstock needs.
He added that the government's thirteenth administration has set a
clear goal of achieving the production of petrochemical products that are not
currently manufactured in the country as part of the value chain policy.
Shahmirzai also stressed the importance of implementing a process
safety management system across all petrochemical complexes.
He confirmed that the notification regarding the establishment of this
process safety management system is expected to be issued soon by the Health,
Safety, and Environment (HSE) Directorate of the Ministry of Petroleum.
The petrochemical sector plays a crucial role in Iran's economy,
contributing significantly to both domestic and international markets. With a
strong focus on safety and a commitment to meeting the nation's feedstock
needs, the industry appears poised for continued growth and development in the