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October 14, 2015
A groundbreaking ceremony for an emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (ESBR) plant took place on Wednesday at Assaluyeh, Iran. This plant the country's first such facility and is being...
September 23, 2015
Novo Nordisk is to become the first Western pharmaceuticals company to build a manufacturing plant in Iran, a sign of confidence in the country’s economy after its nuclear deal...
September 23, 2015
Total has confirmed that it is discussing with the Iraqi government constructing a petrochemicals complex in that country. The confirmation follows a local report that says that...
September 21, 2015
Iran said on Saturday it had shut down its Shazand refinery in Arak Province because of technical failures that had disrupted its operations over the past few days. The decision...
September 13, 2015
Abbas Sha’ri Moqaddam, managing director of the National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) says the company plans to build a gas-to-propylene (GTP) plant with the help of an...
September 7, 2015
Indian Oil (New Delhi) has clarified previous reports that the company is planning a $3-billion petrochemical project in Iran. Speaking to CW on Monday, S. Mitra, executive...
August 31, 2015
Indian Oil Corp. (New Delhi), India’s second-largest petrochemicals company, behind Reliance Industries, is planning to invest $3 billion in a petrochemicals manufacturing...
August 31, 2015
The permanent lifting of sanctions against Iran could boost Iran's methanol capacity by 10 million m.t./year by 2025, according to a new report by IHS Chemical. Iran currently produces...
August 24, 2015
A rekindling of direct foreign investment in Iran’s huge petrochemical sector—if and when international sanctions are lifted—could reap large rewards for nimble...
August 24, 2015
Sasol (Johannesburg) says it is not pursuing any prospects in Iran at this stage. The company clarified its position on Monday in response to reports quoting Abbas She’ri...
August 21, 2015
Iran has given more information about a planned, $12-billion petrochemical hub at Chabahar, on the Gulf of Oman, which will add to its existing major petrochemical operations at...
August 10, 2015
A consortium of three Indian companies has confirmed that it is seeking to invest in an ammonia-urea manufacturing complex in Iran. The project is expected to cost $783 million and...
July 21, 2015
BASF and Linde executives met energy officials in Tehran on Monday to discuss potential investment and transfer of technology, says She’ri Moqaddam, managing director of Iran's...
July 20, 2015
The historic deal on 14 July in Vienna between six world powers and Iran that limits Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifted sanctions on the Islamic republic could unleash...
June 16, 2015
Iran plans to expand capacity of its Kharg Island-based methanol plant under phase II of the development plan, local reports say. The complex is currently designed to produce 650,000...
May 13, 2015
Pars Petrochemical (Assaluyeh, Iran) plans to restart its styrene plant at Assaluyeh on 24–25 May after it was unexpectedly shut down due to a undisclosed mechanical fault, a...
April 21, 2015
Mohammad Hassan Peyvandi, deputy managing director of the National Petrochemical Co., (NPC; Tehran), has told reporters that Indian companies have proposed building an ammonia-urea...
April 17, 2015
National Petrochemical Company (NPC; Tehran) expects to start up a second 1 million m.t./year ethylene plant at the Kavian petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh, Iran, by September, according to a local news report....
April 6, 2015
Iran is keen to assist foreign companies to invest in the country’s oil and petrochemicals sectors once the final nuclear deal is clinched between Iran and P 5+1 group of...
March 11, 2015
India has revived plans to build an ammonia-urea complex in Iran.  Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, junior chemicals and fertilizers minister told Lok Sabha, India’s lower house of...
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