Tag Archives | Mahshahr

Downstream Petchem Projects Launched in Mahshahr

Iran has launched three downstream petrochemical projects in the southwestern city of Mahshahr, adding 146,000 tons per year to the country’s petrochemical production capacity. The projects were launched in a ceremony held with senior Iranian petrochemical and petroleum officials in attendance on Monday, NIPNA reported. The units are built in 115,350 square meters of land […]

Mahshahr Petzone to Launch 7 Infrastructure Projects

The petrochemical companies operating in Mahshahr Special Petrochemical Energy Zone (Petzone) will launch seven infrastructure projects in the region by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (20th March, 2018). Abdolreza Gholami, the Secretary of the strategic council of Mahshahr Petrochemical Companies, said the companies have financed the projects in line with their corporate […]

France’s Air Liquide Signs Deal for MTP Plant

French industrial gases producer Air Liquide has signed a deal with Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) to build a 500,000 tons/year methanol-to-propylene (MTP) plant. Owned and operated by Iran’s Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC), the plant would be built in the southwestern Iranian city of Mahshahr, Shana news agency reported. The agreement was signed […]

Fire-Stricken Petchem Plant back in Service in 2-3 Wks

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery complex in the southwestern port city of Mahshahr will become operational again within the next few weeks, after an inferno raging at a tank in the plant went out early Saturday. Zanganeh, who was in Mahshahr to handle the situation, told reporters […]

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Petrochemical Complex

Iranian firefighters and helicopters tried on Thursday to extinguish a fire that broke out at Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery complex in southwestern port city of Mahshahr a day earlier. A crisis management task force has been established to deal with the fire that started at the complex on Wednesday. An order has been issued […]

NIGC Pitches 10 Projects to Foreign Investors

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) presented a package of 10 gas projects up for grabs by foreign investors in a ban-free Iran at Russia’s Neftegaz 2016 International Exhibition from April 18 to 21. NIGC spokesman Majid Boujarzadeh presented the following projects: Urtshai underground gas storage facilities; Ghezel Tapeh underground gas storage facilities; a gas […]