Iran Planning to Construct its First Methanol-to-Olefin (MTO) Plant

S&P Global Platts, February 3, 2017

Iran plans to build its first methanol-to-olefin plant, at the Badr-e-Shargh Petrochemical facility which is part of the mega Mokran Petrochemical Complex at Chabahar, following the completion of a new 1.65 million mt/year methanol plant at the same site in September 2019, SPII CEO Reza Ebadzadeh (in photo) said early this week. The proposed 1.25 million mt/year Badr-e-Shargh MTO plant will produce 60% propylene and 40% ethylene, according to data provided by SPII.

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