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Ilam Petchem Plant Eyes 0.2mt/y Output Next Year

(Wednesday, September 13, 2017) 18:27

TEHRAN (NIPNA) – Managing Director of Ilam Petrochemical Plant Farhad Daneshi said his company's polyolefin production capacity will reach 200,000 tons/year once its launches a sulfur recovery unit by March 2018.

Daneshi said the facility is banking on inauguration of its sulfur recovery unit (SRU) by the end of the current calendar year to March 20.

The facility is now building two units which are olefin and SRU while the latter is one of the preliminary units in production chain of polyolefin and plays a key role in feedstock supply for olefin production.

He said the project has made 78% physical progress and most of the machinery and equipment needed for completion of the unit has been installed or supplied.

Daneshi further said the project has generated jobs for 3,000 for the western Ilam Province locals.

The plant has so far supplied 520,000 tons of polyolefin and is expected to supply 200,000 tons of the product next year.