Of this figure, 16.25 million tons were produced by 21 petrochemical companies located in Mahshahr port in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, according to a report by National Petrochemical Company, Shana reported.
The annual nominal production capacity of the petchem complexes located in this zone stands at 25.6 million tons. They are expected to produce 21 million tons of petrochemicals by March 21, 2018.
Close to 18.68 million tons of the total output of Iranian petchem companies in this period were produced by 16 complexes located in Assalouyeh in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr. These complexes' nominal output capacity amounts to 32.7 million tons per annum.
They plan to produce 26.5 million tons of petrochemicals by mid-March 2018.
Production at 21 petchem complexes located in the central regions reached 9.26 million tons in the 10-month period to mid-January, 2018. The annual nominal capacity of these complexes is 13.7 million tons, a target of which 11.4 million tons are estimated to be achieved by March 2018.
Iran's total petrochemical output during December 22, 2017-January 20, 2018, stood at 4.28 million tons.
In this period, Iran's largest producers were Rejal Petrochemical Complex Company, Bisotoon Petrochemical Plant, Ghaed Bassir Petrochemical Products Company, Lorestan Petrochemical Complex, Mahabad Petrochemical Plant, Shimibaft Petrochemical Company, Mehr Petrochemical Company, Iran Carbon, Shazand Petrochemical Company, Kermanshah Polymer Company, Ehtemam Jam Company, Nouri Petrochemical Company, Khorasan Petrochemical Company, Laleh Petrochemical Company, Orumieh Petrochemical Company, Shiraz Petrochemical Company, Pardis Petrochemical Company and Kharg Petrochemical Company, respectively.
Nominal annual output capacity of these 57 petrochemical complexes is about 62 million tons. They plan to reach a production of 60 million tons by March 21, 2018.