Haldor Topsoe resumes cooperation with Iran

TEHRAN, May 30 (Shana) – The Danish producer of heterogeneous catalysts Haldor Topsoe has declared that it is ready to resume cooperation with Iran’s Lavan Industry Development Company, a senior official affiliated to the Iranian company said.

Mohammad Baqer Faridi the project manager of Lavan Industry Development Company said on Monday that due to the sanctions, Haldor Topsoe cut cooperation and technology transfer to Iran but it revived cooperation with Iran in the post-Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA) era.

Lavan Industry Development Company agreement with Haldor Topsoe Company expired in 2014 and now the agreement extended till 2018, Faridi added.

He underlined that Lavan Industry Development Company aims to construct a petrochemical complex in the second phase of Asalouyeh and produce 3000 tons of Methanol and 1000 tones of Ammonia per day.

Haldor Topsoe had declared before the nuclear agreement that it has plan to wade into Iran’s petrochemical sector as soon as the US-engineered sanctions on Tehran’s nuclear program are lifted. The company specializes in the production of heterogeneous catalysts and the design of process plants based on catalytic processes.