Two Major Petchem Projects Opened

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran opened two major petchem projects in northwest and center of the country to add some 25 million tons of capacity to its annual output. Using a video conference call on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani opened the Miandoab Petrochemical Complex, a facility for production of polyethylene located in the West Azarbaijan Province on the border with Turkey, reported Press TV. Rouhani also gave the go-ahead for the start of works at a hexane production unit at Shazand Refinery, a major petchem complex located in Markazi Province.