EghtesadOnline: Caustic soda, or sodium hydroxide, is one of the most important chemicals manufactured. Sodium hydroxide, also known as Caustic Soda is a highly caustic metallic base. It is a white solid available in pellets, flakes, granules, and as a 50% saturated solution. Sodium hydroxide is soluble in water, ethanol and methanol. This alkali is deliquescent and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide in air.
EghtesadOnline: Methanol production capacity almost doubled in the past two years to 12 million tons in 2020 following the start of new petrochemical facilities in Assaluyeh in the southern province of Bushehr, managing director of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Petrochemical Research and Technology Company has been granted a patent from the European Union for developing technology to convert methanol to propylene (MTP), the managing director said.
EghtesadOnline: A methanol production unit of Apadana Petrochemical Plant will come on line in 2021, the managing director told reporters on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Minister of Petroleum for Petrochemical Affairs Marzieh Shahdaie said on Monday that Kaveh Petrochemical Facility, the biggest methanol producing unit, will be put into operation next year after the term of the incumbent government ends.