11 January 2012 03:49 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iran’s Borzouyeh Petrochemical, a subsidiary of state-owned National Petrochemical Corporation (NPC), is operating its 430,000 tonnes/year benzene unit at 90%, a source close to the company said late on Tuesday.
The unit, based in Assaluyeh, has been operating at this level for the past one and a half months, the source added.
Meanwhile, Pars Petrochemicals’ downstream 600,000 tonnes/year styrene monomer (SM) unit in Assaluyeh was also operating at around 85%, the source said.
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Recently western powers have tightened sanctions against
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