RIPI Signs MOU with Domestic Firm for Catalyst Production

(Sunday, May 5, 2019) 12:26

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- The Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Exir Novin Farayand Asia Company for production of catalysts and the design of isomerisation units.

The MOU was signed in a ceremony held on the sidelines of the 24th Iran Oil Show in Tehran and was attended by the head of RIPI as well as the chairman of Exir Novin Company.

Once fully implemented, this project will make Iran a licensor for designing such strategic units.

Updating the technical savvy of isomerisation process, cooperation in market development and the sale of technological know-how of the process are among the most important articles of the memorandum.

During the ceremony, Dr. Jafar Tofighi, RIPI head, said the institute, as the research arm of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, was in close contact with Exir Novin Company, adding the deal focused on isomerization units that are key units in refineries and petrochemical plants.

Iran Oil Show began on May 1 and wrapped up on May 4. It was held at Tehran’s permanent international fairgrounds with exhibitors from 21 countries. 


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