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Stamicarbon Company




According to a company press release, Maire Tecnimont acquired Stamicarbon from Dutch company Royal DSM N.V. in October 2009 (Maire Tecnimont Press Release, October 6, 2009).

Date: Unknown – 2003

Deal: According to the website of Czech company Chemoprojekt that was contracted by Shiraz Petrochemical Company to work on a urea plant in Shiraz, Stamicarbon's technology increased the capacity of the Iranian urea plant. The project was completed in 2003 (Chemoprojekt Website, accessed July 23, 2010).

Date: September 2002 – Unknown

Deal: According to an industry publication, the Kermanshah Petrochemicals Industries Company (KPIC), in which Iran's National Petrochemical Company (NPC) is the largest stakeholder, awarded the Japanese firms Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. and Tomen Corporation and the Iranian firm Namvaran Consulting Engineers & Managers a $263 million contract to build an ammonia-urea complex in Kermanshah, Iran. The new plant will use Stamicarbon technology, and start up for the project was set for 2005 (Fertilizer Week, September 20, 2002 & U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Yearbook – 2002).

ICIS News reported in 2001 that Stamicarbon had originally been chosen as the licensor and contractor for this project. However, KPIC later decided to reopen international bidding, and invited Stamicarbon to submit proposals (ICIS News, August 12, 2001).

Date: April 2004 – Unknown

Deal: According to Business Wire, Iran's Petrochemical Industries Development Management Company (PIDMCO), an NPC affiliate, awarded a contract to Japanese firms Toyo Engineering Corporation, Chiyoda Corporation and Mitsui & Co., and Iranian firm Petrochemical Industries Design and Engineering Company. The deal was to build a 2,050 ton per day ammonia plant and a 3,250 ton per day urea plant in Bandar Assaluyeh. Chiyoda would be responsible for building the urea plant using Stamicarbon technology (Business Wire, April 12, 2004).

Date: March 2008 – Unknown

Deal: In March 2008, NPC awarded urea and ammonia projects to Stamicarbon, according to Press TV. In the €7.816 million contract, Stamicarbon "guaranteed both quantity and quality using the most advanced urea technology." The projects are located in Golestan, Zanjan and Lordegan, and are expected to have a capacity of 3,250 tons per day per site (Press TV (Iran), March 5, 2008).

According to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), the contract could increase Iran's urea production capacity to 7 million metric tons per day (Mashal (Iran), March 9, 2008).

U.S. Business Ties: According to, Stamicarbon has not received any U.S. government contracts (, accessed August 19, 2014).

However, according to Stamicarbon's website, the company has been active throughout North America (Stamicarbon Website, accessed July 23, 2010).

According to Austrian company BHDT that worked on a urea plant in Louisiana, BHDT licensed equipment from Stamicarbon for the project (BHDT GmbH Website, accessed July 23, 2010).

Last Updated: August 19, 2014