A memorandum of understanding was signed between Ilam Petrochemical
Plant and Noorhan Sanat Company on engineering design and supply of equipment,
materials and goods and manufacturing, installation and commissioning of sulfur
recovery unit and granular sulfur with the annual capacity of 8815 tons based
on Claus Process and by using the technical savvy of the Research Institute of
Petroleum Industry (RIPI).
Rasoul Ashrafzadeh, managing director of Iranian Investment
Petrochemical Group, told a ceremony to sign the document: "The technology
is owned by the Research Institute of Petroleum Industry and after implementing
this project due to the holding’s policy of maximizing the use of indigenous
knowledge and the use of Iranian licenses, the technology will be exploited in
other units as well."
The CEO of Iranian Investment Petrochemical Group Company
emphasized that implementation of the project would save €10 million in foreign
exchange for the plant by tapping local resources.