Referring to the significant investment of $1.6 billion in
the complex, Seyyed Gholamhassan Gharshasbi, the CEO of Ilam Petrochemical
Company, stated, "This petrochemical complex embodies both significant
opportunities and challenges, with feedstock shortages and accumulated losses
being the most critical hurdles ahead for Ilam Petrochemicals."
Highlighting the exceptional inauguration of the country's
most advanced desalination unit at Ilam Petrochemicals, Gharshasbi emphasized,
"During the first six months of the year 1402, Ilam Petrochemical Plant
has exceeded 85% of its production targets."
Discussing the surge in ethylene production compared to the
previous year, Gharshasbi mentioned, "692 tons of ethylene have been
produced in the first six months of the current year."
Furthermore, the CEO of Ilam Petrochemicals announced,
"The launch of Loading and Unloading Station C5 is scheduled within the
Gharshasbi highlighted the employment provided by the
complex, stating, "More than 2,000 individuals are employed in this
complex, with around 90% of the workforce being natives of Ilam Province. We
strive not only to generate employment but also to fulfill most of the
complex's needs from the region. Additionally, by generating a monthly turnover
of several billion tomans, we aim to contribute to the economic development of
the area and indirectly create more job opportunities."