Iran’s Zagros Petrochemical Co shuts Asaluyeh methanol plant

25 January 2013 08:13  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Iran’s Zagros Petrochemical Co (ZPC) has shut one of its 1.65m tonne/year methanol plants, Zagros II at Asaluyeh, because of a redirection of natural gas for heating, said a source close to the company on Friday.

It was unclear when the plant was shut, while Zagros I is currently operating at 40-45%.

Other major methanol producers in the region include Saudi Arabia’s SABIC and Oman Methanol.


By: Heng Hui
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