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Haldor Topsoe

Haldor Topsoe

Chemicals, Energy
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Firm/country: Haldor Topsoe/Denmark

Firm activity: Licensor of a hydrotreater for refinery in Esfahan;

Status: Completed in 2009;

Commercial activity: Not reported;

Firm comment: Confirmed activity. Noted expected completion of activity is 2013 to 2014.

(GAO Report 2010 - "Firms Reported in Open Sources as Having Commercial Activity in Iran’s Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Sectors")


"Haldor Topsoe has signed contracts with the Iranian companies Marjan Petrochemical and Kimiaye Pars for supply of technology for two large methanol plants – both with involvement from National Petrochemical Company.  The plant is expected to go on-stream in 2013." (Company Website - Press Release, /13/2009)


"Petrochemical Research & Technology Company (NPC-RT) of Iran and Haldor Topsoe A/S of Denmark have been, under a collaboration agreement signed two years ago, engaged in a joint effort to demonstrate new technologies for the petrochemical industry. It is with a great pleasure to announce that this collaboration has now resulted in a contract with Zagros Petrochemical Company to license technology, provide engineering and supply catalyst for a dimethyl ether (DME) plant.  The plant which is to be constructed at Bandar Assaluyeh, Iran with a capacity of 800,000 MTPY of DME, is based on technology and catalyst developed by Haldor Topsoe A/S for dehydration of methanol and made available in Iran by joint scientific and technical collaboration with NPC-RT." (Company Website - Press Release, 2004)