According to Persian
Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), Hassan Najafi Semnani told a
televised program that the first phase of the plan came online back in 2013 and
its ethylene unit would become operational by August and the excess amounts of the item would be
injected to the West Ethylene Pipeline after being fed to the olefin unit of the
The CEO of Ilam
Petrochemical Company stated: "Despite the sanctions, I am proud to
announce that we will enter the operational phase within the next 15 days
without the intervention of even one foreigner."
He considered the
registration of 22.1 million hours of accident-free man/hours in the complex as
a world record.