Iran Petrochem Output Reaches 13 Million Tons in Q2

Petrochem Output Reaches 13 Million Tons in Q2Petrochem Output Reaches 13 Million Tons in Q2

The National Petrochemical Company's output reached over 13 million tons in three months, the production manager said.
"The country’s 57 petrochemical complexes produced over 13.2 million tons between March 21 and June 21,"Qodratollah Farajpour was quoted as saying by Shana, the Oil Ministry news agency. 
Giving a breakdown on NPC output, Farajpour said base petrochemicals accounted for 41% (5.4m tons) of the total output. Petrochemical feedstock, polymers, fertilizers and aromatics constituted 26% (3.4m tons), 12 % (1.7m tons), 12% (1.6m tons) and 8% (1.1m tons) of the entire production range.
Bulk of the petrochemical infrastructure is based in the southern regions off the Persian Gulf where water supply is less of a concern and proximity to the international waterway makes transport and shipment more feasible and cost-effective.


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