NPC to up methanol

Taffe, Peter; Gibson, Jane
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the approval of three methanol projects at Assaluyeh by Iran's National Petrochemical Co. According to Nigel Suttie, trading manager of the British office of Iran Petrochemical Commercial Co., when completed, these plants would lift Iran's total methanol capacity to more than 14m tonnes/year. It is set to be in commercial production by 2010-2011.


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