Tabriz Petrochemical Company

Also Known As: 

Tabriz Petrochemical Co.
Tabriz Petrochemical Complex
Tabriz Petrochemical Plant


Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile
  • Chemical


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



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


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

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A subsidiary of Iran's National Petrochemical Company, for which it acts as a producing and project implementing company.

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).

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).


As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13599, which targets entities controlled by the Government of Iran and Iranian financial institutions; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Previously added to the SDN list on May 31, 2013, pursuant to Executive Order 13599; 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, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 11, 2018