Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) has signed a contract with the Oil Industries Commissioning and Operation Company (OICO) for operation, repair and maintenance of the West Ethylene Pipeline, a Shana News Agency reported.

The contract was signed by the NPC’s director for the production control, Jalal Mir-Hashemi  and OICO’s Chairman of the Board Manouchehr Taheri, in attendance of senior officials.

West Ethylene Pipeline is one of the most important projects in Iran’s petroleum industry, which was implemented for developing the western areas of the country, according to Tehran Times.