VOL. XXXVII

NO. 33

16-MAY-1994

Iran

Test Runs Begin At Bandar Imam Petrochemical Complex

Iran's Deputy Oil Minister and President of the National PetrochemicalCompany, Mr. Ahmad Rahgozar, announced recently that test runs had started onthe second phase of the $3bn Bandar Imam petrochemical complex, which is located near the Gulf port city of Bandar Khomeini.

Work started on the complex in 1973 under an 50-50 Iranian-Japanese jointventure called the Iran Japan Petrochemical Company (IJPC). The...