Generating Growth & Sharing the Success
The National Petrochemical Company (NPC) of Iran will hold its 13th international Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) on 22-23 April 2017 at IRIB Int'l Conference Center in Tehran, Iran. The petrochemical industry is becoming more and more an indispensable and an integral part of human progress and growth. The industry, however, is facing a number of pressing issues and challenges. IPF-2017 will focus on some of these challenges and needs including sustainable use of hydrocarbon resources, shortage of feedstock especially natural gas, competitive solutions and state-of-the-art technologies to maximize returns and to diversify and enrich value chain.
The Forum will also discuss the advantages and potentials of developing Iran’s petrochemical industry, exploring ways and means of expanding the industry’s mid- and down-stream sectors via joint venture alliances and attraction of international finances, utilizing domestic and international capabilities for developing and transferring advanced technologies, completing value chains, increasing value-added and developing new hubs with the aim of reaching an annual output capacity of 120 million tons by 2020 and 180 million tons by 2025.