President to Inaugurate 10th Olefin Project in Iran

12SADASD21.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- Jam Petrochemical Complex’s 10th olefin project will be officially inaugurated in Assaluyeh region in a ceremony to be attended by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Executive operations of Jam petrochemical’s 10th olefin project started in the Persian calendar year 1379 (March 20, 2000 to March 20, 2001) with the aim of producing yearly 3.3 million tones of ethylene, propylene, high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene and other byproducts in Assaluyeh.

The major contractors of the project are France’s Technip Company, Germany’s Krupp Uhde Company, Italy’s Technimont Company and Iran’s Nargan and Sazeh companies.

Currently, Farsa Chimie Company plant is under operation in an area of 11 hectares at Jam Petrochemical Complex which is located in Assaluyeh on the coastline of the Persian Gulf. Making use of advanced technology, the company has the capacity to produce an annual volume of 400,000 tons of mono ethylene glycol, 40,000 tons of diethylene glycol and 2,800 tons of tri ethylene glycol to meet the growing demand in international markets.

Jam Petrochemical Complex is responsible for implementing the 10th olefin project in an area of 77 hectares, with more than 40 hectares of the area being reclaimed from the sea. It will be one of Iran’s largest olefin plants with the final production capacity of 1,320,000 tons per year including HDPE, LDPE, BD, and PP.

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