The books, titled “Green Space of Petrochemical Industry”
and “Collection of Requirements and Guidelines for Emergency Management in
Petrochemical Industries”, were presented by Morteza Shahmirzai, deputy oil
minister and NPC managing director, at the 27th International Oil, Gas,
Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition in Tehran.
Davoud Emadi, head of health, safety and
environment at NPC, said at the ceremony that 2,885 hectares of green space had
been created in the petrochemical industry.
He said the Environmental Protection Organization
required 10% of industrial land to be green space, but in the petrochemical
industry 53.5% of the land was green.
He said the book “Green Space of Petrochemical
Industry” detailed the green space created by different petrochemical companies
and hubs and their future plans in this regard.
Emadi also said that more than 10 trillion rials
($238 million) and more than $60 million had been spent on environmental issues
in the petrochemical industry in the past five years.
He said the book “Collection of Requirements and
Guidelines for Emergency Management in Petrochemical Industries” was compiled
to provide instructions for managing emergency situations in petrochemical
He said the requirements and guidelines for
safety, firefighting, health and environment in the petrochemical industry had
existed before, but this book was aimed at making them more practical.