Esfahan Petrochemical Company
Location : west of Esfahan 5 km. Away from city)
Esfahan Petrochemical Co. is the first Producer of aromatics line of chemicals in Iran. In 1992, with the aim of producing over 300,000 tons/year of Benzene, Toluene, Orthoxylene, Paraxylene and Mixed Xylenes joined other country’s petrochemical producing plants. Being respected as one of the infra-structure petrochemical plants of the country, its strategic Products are being used in downstream line of industries such as Production of: Detergents, Plastics, Polyester fiber, Plastic softeners, Paints and other applications. With the help of highest technologies implemented in the design of the production units all stages of Production Process are controlled by the most advanced DCS system.
EPC, from the start-up of its production units for achievement of customers satisfaction as its first goal has chosen to acquire quality system in all areas of production activities. With the great endeavors and obligations of the hard working personnel, EPC during the last five consecutive years of its operating life has been designated and honored with “The Best Complex of the Year” Award from mother company National Iranian Petrochemical Co. of Iran.
In 1997, after successful implementation of the ISO 9002, Quality Management System, it was the first plant to receive the corresponding certification in the most sophisticated petrochemical industries from SGS UK. In 2001 also the Quality Management System improved and ISO 9001:2000 Implemented.
Esfahan Petrochemical Company with special attention has committed itself to comply with relevant environmental legislation and regulations towards environmental Protection in view of the potential impacts of petrochemicals on environment. Therefore, by effective actions already taken for pollution control has been selected and awarded the honorary plate of “Green Industry” to fall amongst the eight recipient companies of the said award in the country. In continuation of such efforts according to this viewpoint that “protection of environment is a general public tasks “, it proceeded with implementation of Environmental Management System and consequently in 1998, marked the first recipient of the ISO 14001 environmental certification from SGS Swiss in oil ministry’s industries and fourth company in the country. EPC also committed itself to comply with the requirements of Occupational Health and Safety Management System, OHSAS 18001, and after successful implementation, system was certified by SGS in June 2001.
Arak petrochemical company
Location : Arak
2-EH & n-Butanol
Arak Petrochemical Company an affiliate of National Petrochemical Company of Iran-Ministry of Oil has established as a Grass-Root Complex for the production of different Petrochemical products such as Plastics, Rubber and other chemicals from Naphtha feedstock.
The total saleable annual production capacity of the complex presently is 532000 tons achieved in seventeen production plants of the complex to serve domestic market as well as exported to the world market.
The production plants of the complex by adopting the advanced and modern technologies are tailored to meet the internationally acceptable application grades and purities both for POLYMERS and CHEMICALS products which are furnished in our site.
Orumieh Petrochemical Company
,000 tons crystals melamine 3 ammonum sulphate 9
ORUMIEH（Urmia） petrochemical company (UPC) is located some 30 kilometers southwest of Urmia city and in the vicinity of the road connecting Urmia to mahabad. The complex has been built in a 220 hectares land of which 50 hectares is allocated for the industrial division and 170 hectares for waste water ponds and green space. National petrochemical company (NPC) owns the whole 220 hectare state. Urea, ammonia and sulphuric acid are the raw materials (feedstock) for the complex and the required raw water is supplied from two wells.
The complex has two process units for producing crystal melamine and ammonia sulphate with utility and offsite units supplying water, steam, compressed air, nitrogen, and electricity and storage tanks.
The UPCconstruction began in 1991 and installation of the process equipment started in 1992 by the Iranian contractor. Construction and erection of the utility and offsite facilities began in September 1994 by Iranian
Contractors and with the completion of erection and precommissioning process, the complex went on stream in early 1995. The Urmia petrochemical complex was officially inaugurated in September 1995.
Tabriz Petrochemical Company
Location : Tabriz
Tabriz Line E project (BD/ABS)
Tabriz Petrochemical Complex, which lies adjacent to the Tabriz Oil Refinery.
Tabriz Petrochemical Complex is Designed to Produce 14 Products , some of which are manufactured in different Grades and some by-products .( http://www.tpc-co.com/)
Kharg Petrochemical Company
Location : Kharg Island
Kharg ethylene/ethylene glycol Plant
Kharg methanol & ammonia
Khorasan Petrochemical Company
Location : Khorasan
,000 tons Ammonia 330 Urea 495
Shiraz Petrochemical Company
Ammonium nitrate 2
light soda ash
heavy soda ash
hydro chloric acid 33%
The third plant
Ammonia（No.3) 2,050 tonne/day 676,500 tonne/year Urea（No.3) 3,250 tonne/day 1.07m tonne/year
NPC News Bulletin April, 2004
NPC plans to build an ammonia/uria plant in Shiraz
NPC is preparing tender documents for the third ammonia/urea plant in Shiraz Petrochemical Complex (SPC). The third plant, which will be built as part of SPC, will have a capacity of 2,050 tonne/day of ammonia and 3,250 tonne/day of urea.
NPC News Bulletin Sept 2004 No.55
Deadline set for SPC third fertilizer plant
The deadline for submission of bids for a third ammonia/urea plant at Shiraz Petrochemical Complex (SPC) is set for late November 2004. An NPC subsidiary, SPC is located in the southern province of Fars. The plant will have a capacity of 676,500 tonne/year of ammonia and 1.07m tonne/year of urea. SPC was established in 1964 in Marvdashte, Fars province. It already has two ammonia and two urea plants in operation. In the past Iranian year to 20 March 2004, the plants produced 477,000 tonne/year of ammonia and 567,000 tonne/year of urea.
Pazargad Chemical Company Ltd.
Pazargad Chemical Company supplied the oil industry, Water Organization, and the paper industry with 5,000 tones of chlorine and 6,000 tones of potash from 1963 up to the outbreak of Iran-Iraq war. During the war, it was occupied by Iraq. It was reconstructed and resumed production in 1985.
The expansion project of this company began in Shiraz in 1985 under the name of Alkani Chlorine Project, which began activities in 1989.
Iran to inaugurate 11 petrochemical projects this year
Iran’s National Petrochemical Company
(NPC) Wednesday announced that 11 petrochemical projects will
come on stream in the current year.
Carbon monoxide and acetic acid project, the first phase of isocyanate, the second pure terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the low-density polyethylene (LDPE), the third ammoniac, and polycarbonate are the projects that will become operational at Fanavaran, Karun, Tondguyan, Laleh, Razi complexes respectively.
According to the NPC, the said projects are implemented in Mahshahr Special Economic Petrochemical Zone.
Moreover, Olefin 10, Olefin 9, fourth aromatic, and first ammoniac and urea units at Jam, Aria-Sassol, Ghadir, and Borzuyeh petrochemical complexes respectively are other projects that will be put into operation in Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (Assaluyeh).
The western province of Kermanshah will also witness the inauguration of the fifth urea and ammoniac project.
NPC exported 5.9 million tons of its products valued at $3.2 billion in 2006.
The value of petrochemical exports represented 21 percent of Iran’s total non-oil exports, the company reported.
NPC took a 1.3 percent share in gross domestic product (GDP) of the country.