Iran has planned to launch a domestically-developed methanol to propylene unit (MTP) by 2026, a petrochemical official said. Iran to Launch 1st Domestic MTP Unit by 202.
Speaking to NIPNA, Esmaeil Ghanbari, Managing Director of the Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PTRC), said the project will also be licensed domestically.
Once operational, the unit will supply 500,000 tons/year of propylene out of methanol.PTRC has teamed up with France’s Air Liquide for construction of the project, he added.
The technical savvy required for developing the project will be developed jointly by Iran and France but will be indigenized by Iranian developers, he added.