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Iran Catalysts Excel European Ones: NPC CEO

Iran Catalysts Excel European Ones: NPC CEO
(Monday, February 6, 2023) 14:04

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) underlined the export of Iranian catalysts to Russia, and said: “Iranian catalysts have excelled the European ones.”

Morteza Shahmirzaei stated on Sunday at the first specialized exhibition and conference of the catalyst of the oil industry, which was held at the same time as the 44th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution at the National Petrochemical Company: “The capacity of the petrochemical industry before the revolution was about 3 million tons per year with actual production of around 1.5 million tons.”

Appreciating the efforts of the petrochemical industry who have already achieved the nominal capacity of 90 million tons per year, he added: “The industry should be deepened and focus on quality improvement and production of products with higher value-added.”

The NPC CEO continued: “Researchers and knowledge-based companies should all take steps towards localization of technical know-how, catalysts, chemicals, goods and equipment of the petrochemical industry, and NPC will not spare any support in this direction.”

Shahmirzaei stated: "We are determined that Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC), with the help of private and knowledge-based companies, which are the main capital of this industry, will make the country self-sufficient in production of catalysts until by the end of the Raisi administration.”

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