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.



Will be Inaugurated by

  • Bijan N. Zangeneh

    Bijan N. Zangeneh

    Minister of  Petroleum I. R. of Iran
  • Marziyeh Shahdaee

    Marziyeh Shahdaee

    Deputy Minister of Petroleum & President of National Petrochemical Co. (NPC) I. R. of Iran
  • Farnaz Alavi

    Farnaz Alavi

    Director of Planning & Development, National Petrochemical Co. (NPC) & Forum Chairperson, I. R. of Iran
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Keynote Speakers

  • Mohammad H. Adeli

    Mohammad H. Adeli

    Secretary General, Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)
  • Per Bakkerud

    Per Bakkerud

    Executive Vice President, Haldor Topsoe AS, Denmark
  • Christian Bruch

    Christian Bruch

    Member of the Executive Board, Linde AG, Germany
  • Matthieu Giard

    Matthieu Giard

    Ecxecutive Vice President, Africa, ME, India, Air Liquide, France
  • Mehdi Karbasian

    Mehdi Karbasian

    Deputy Minister & President, IMIDRO, I.R. of Iran
  • Jean Sentenac

    Jean Sentenac

    Chairman & CEO, Axens France
  • Olivier Thorel

    Olivier Thorel

    Vice President APME, Global Ventures & NBD, Shell Chemicals, The Netherlands
  • Amir Hossein Zamaninia

    Amir Hossein Zamaninia

    Deputy Minister for Commerce & International, Ministry of Petroleum, I. R. of Iran
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  • Ali Ashraf Afkhami

    Ali Ashraf Afkhami

    Chairman of the Board & CEO, Bank of Industry & Mine, I. R. of Iran
  • Mahua Chakravarty

    Mahua Chakravarty

    Petrochemical Market Editor (Benzene, Methanol, Polymers), Argus Media, Singapore
  • Thomas S. Christensen

    Thomas S. Christensen

    Technology Manager, Haldor Topsoe AS, Denmark
  • Hassan Daher

    Hassan Daher

    CEO, Crescent Finance, I.R. of  Iran
  • Alexis Dali

    Alexis Dali

    President, The Global Institute for Risk Management Standards, Belgium
  • Lars H.Evensen

    Lars H.Evensen

    Director Business Development, Norner, Norway
  • S. Mehdi Ghafelebashi

    S. Mehdi Ghafelebashi

    Polymer Research Manager, Petrochemical Research & Technology Company, I.R. of Iran
  • Christof Günther

    Christof Günther

    Managing Director, InfraLeuna, Germany
  • Alastair Hensman

    Alastair Hensman

     Vice President Nexant Limited, UK
  • Stefan Kratz

    Stefan Kratz

    Managing Director, Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects GmbH, Germany
  • Serge Lorek

    Serge Lorek

    Deputy Vice President Business Development Refining & Petrochemicals Orient, Total S.A., France
  • Behzad Mohammadi

    Behzad Mohammadi

    Managing Director, OIEC, I.R. of Iran
  • Adel Nejad Salim

    Adel Nejad Salim

    Managing Director, Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co., I.R. of Iran
  • Nigel Orchard

    Nigel Orchard

    General Manager, Europe, Africa, CIS, Honeywell UOP Ltd., United Kingdom  
  • Saeed khani Oushani

    Saeed khani Oushani

    General  Director,  Loans  and  International  Institutions  and  Organizations, OIETAI, IR of Iran
  • Balasubramaniam Ramani

    Balasubramaniam Ramani

    Senior Consultant, Asia, ICIS, Singapore
  • Peter Roberts

    Peter Roberts

    Methanol Market Director, Johnson Matthey Plc, UK
  • Saeed Sahebdelfar

    Saeed Sahebdelfar

    Head of Catalysis Research Group, Petrochemical Research and Technology Co. Iran
  • Joost Smit

    Joost Smit

    Principal Process Engineer, Johnson Matthey Plc., United Kingdom
  • Andrew Spiers

    Andrew Spiers

    Senior Vice President, Middle East, Energy & Chemicals Advisory Nexant Limited, UK
  • Matthias Stein

    Matthias Stein

    Director Chemical Conversion Market, Air Liquide S.A. France
  • Mehdi Sharifi Niknafs

    Mehdi Sharifi Niknafs

    Managing Director, Petrochemical Commercial Co., I.R. of  Iran
  • Stefano Zehnder

    Stefano Zehnder

    Senior Consultant Global Refining & Petrochemical Feedstocks, ICIS, Italy
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