IPF-2017 Kicks off in Tehran

The opening ceremony of the event was held with key Iranian energy and petrochemical officials including Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh, Managing Director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Marziyeh Shahdaei, Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Hohammad Hossein Adeli, Amir Hossein Zamani-nia, deputy petroleum minister in international affairs and trading in attendance. 

The event is mounted at the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting conference hall with 1,360 Iranian and 101 foreign participants from 18 countries including France, Britain, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Norway, India, Bahrain, Lebanon, Turkey, Romania, Singapore, Switzerland and Japan. 

The participants represented leading petrochemical and energy companies like Total of France, Haldor Topsoe from Denmark, ICIS from Singapore, and Johnson Matthey from the UK. 

32 speakers, including 12 keynote speakers, will address the two-day conference.