IRAN: Mehr Petro Kimia eyes 2017 start up for new PP facility in Assalouyeh

The facility, based on Mitsui Chemicals Hypol II technology, will export 70 % of the PP produced and will sell the rest to the local market.

Propylene from a propane dehydrogenation unit at the site will be used as feedstock.

Cost of the project was not disclosed.

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 16 June 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)