Tabriz Petrochemical Company

Also Known As: 

Tabriz Petrochemical Co.
TPC
Tabriz Petrochemical Complex
Tabriz Petrochemical Plant

 

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile
  • Chemical

Address: 

No.11, Tenth Street, Ghaem Magham Farahani Ave., Tehran, Iran
No. 46, 10th Floor, Karimkhan land Blvd., Tehran, Iran
No 11 10th Street, Tehran, Iran
P.O. Box 15875-6453, Tehran, Iran
Off Km 8, Azarshahr Road, Kojuvar Road, Tabriz, Iran

 

Phone: 

(+9821) 883 058 31, 218731372, 834808, (+9821) 8737620

Fax: 

(+9821) 888 223 27, (+98411) 4201486, 622748, (+9821) 8732502

Entity Web Site: 

www.tpco.ir

Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on May 31, 2013; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, but identified as a part of the Government of Iran, prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, and has had export licenses both granted and denied by that government; intended recipient of a mobile 70 kVA multi channel heat treatment unit (including associated control equipment and electrical accessories for use with the unit), the procurement of which was denied on December 22, 2004, by a member state of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); a subsidiary of Iran's National Petrochemical Company, for which it acts as a producing and project implementing company.

Produces Ethylene, Propylene, Butene-1, HD/LLDPE, Benzene, Ethylbenzene, Styrene, Toluene, Polystyrenes, Butadiene, C4 Raffinate and ABS; in a seven-month period beginning March 21, 2007, reportedly exported 22 thousand tons of polymer products to 25 countries, among which Turkey, Pakistan and China were the major importers; the intended recipient of spare parts for "Joy compressors," which Chemical Industries Consolidated (CIC) of Netherlands and Petrochemical Commercial Co. (UK) Ltd. (PCC) sought to procure in 2002 without the required U.S. government authorization, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

January 16, 2016