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In the presence of President Hassan Rouhani, Occurred:

Irans largest National Gas Project Launches

It is a proud honor for us as the National Iranian Gas Company that you, over the past year, called this company the pride of the government and nation, and gave us the incentive to work harder, to receive self-sufficiency and self-esteem.

According to the report of the public relations of the National Iranian gas Company, (NIGC), Hassan Montazer Torbati, the deputy minister and CEO of  NIGC,  in inauguration of the two megaprojects of South Pars in conjunction with the official launch of the plan for the Mercaptan Production Plant in Assaluyeh and two other projects, said: With this motive, our colleagues at the NIGC were working hard to bring a peaceful and unforgettable winter to the people who, thankfully, were successful in this regard.

He stated that the item"s production capacity would reach 800 tons per year by the early months of the next calendar year, beginning on March 21.

Mercaptan is often added to natural gas, which is colorless and odorless, to make it easier to detect.

He added: In recent years, the National Iranian Gas Company has taken major steps towards domestic production of this essential substance, due to the limitations facing foreign suppliers of the item.

Torbati said: The project of the mercaptan production is one of the huge projects of the NIGC, which, after 50 years, Iran will needless from other countries.

Along with opening these projects, the president also launched gas metering systems of South Pars refineries (Metering) and the strategic Assalouyeh-Kangan Ethane Pipeline via video conference.

The Iran Gas Engineering and Development Company has invested Rls. 1,500 billion for developing a mercaptan production unit with 800 tons/y of production capacity.

Iran, along with France, Russia, and the United States, is now a producer of the item.






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