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Feedstock shortage halts aromatics production at Isfahan petrochemical plant

12:55 AM MDT | June 18, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

The petrochemical plant at Isfahan, Iran, has stopped producing aromatics because of the lack of feedstock, local news agencies report, citing the plant’s managing director. “The feedstock supplied by Isfahan refinery has stopped from 8 June and production in this plant has come to a halt,” the plant’s managing director, Hamid Sotoudehfar, says. The plant was not able to settle its debts, he says, adding that the agreement with Isfahan refinery was “one-sided”, stipulating that the petrochemical plant had to pay in...

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