petrochemicals


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petrochemicals

[¦pe·trō′kem·ə·kəlz]
(organic chemistry)
Chemicals made from feedstocks derived from petroleum or natural gas; examples are ethylene, butadiene, most large-scale plastics and resins, and petrochemical sulfur. Also known as petroleum chemicals.
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Iran has decided to build more petrochemical plants in new petrochemical hubs to produce more feedstock from the giant South Pars gas field in south of the country
Moayed Sadr Hossein, head of petrochemical subcommittee of Industry and Mine Committee of parliament, said lucrative projects have been approved for investment over the past two years in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors, the oil ministry website reported.
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The letters of credit (LCs) for two petrochemical units each with a value of E350 million to E400 have been opened by Chinese financers," Deputy Head of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Mohammad Hassan Peyvandi told FNA today.
Iran benefits comparative advantage in production of petrochemical products because of using gas as feedstock so the country is able to reduce the end cost by two thirds in comparison with using liquids as feedstock and that is why Iran will be the winner of competition in petrochemicals market', the NPC official noted.
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