Tag Archives | Lorestan

Brazil’s Ambassador meets with BIM Boss

Brazil’s ambassador to Iran, Rodrigo de Azeredo Santos, has met with Ali Ashraf Afkhami, Chairman of the Bank of Industry and Mines (BIM). In the meeting Afkhami explained the success of the Bank in the financing of infrastructure development projects such as steel, cement, railways, power stations and petrochemical plants, and talked about the launch […]

Italy’s Eusider agrees Iran Ferrosilicon Deal

By John Lee. Italy’s Eusider has reportedly signed a long-term agency agreement with Iran’s biggest ferrosilicon producer. According to PressTV, the exclusive distribution agreement with Iran Ferroalloys Industries Company (IFI) would give Eusider “the right space to market” Iranian ferroalloys, the company said. Based in Azna in Lorestan province, IFI is the first and biggest Iranian […]

Iran Inaugurates New Hydropower Plant

Iran on Thursday inaugurated a new hydroelectric power plant that increased the country’s hydropower generation capacity to around 12,000 megawatts. Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian on Thursday opened the hydropower plant at ‘Roodbar’ dam, in Aligoodarz, the western province of Lorestan. According to the minister, inauguration of the plant helped the total hydropower generation capacity of […]

Iran Discovers New Shale Oil Deposit

An Iranian official announced the discovery of new shale oil reserves in the country’s western province of Lorestan. Oil exploration studies in Qalikooh region in the province of Lorestan led to the discovery of a new shale oil field with 2 billion barrels of in-situ oil reserves, Bahman Soleimani, an official at the Exploration Directorate […]

French Firm to Invest €10m in Lorestan

France’s Aqualande Cooperative Group is to invest €10 million in fisheries industries in the western Iranian province of Lorestan. Company CEO Vincent Pitti described Lorestan as a province with great investment potential adding: “The region is truly convenient for investment in the production of eyed salmonid eggs. “The capital will be devoted to the creation of a […]

West Ethylene Pipeline Breaks Record in Feedstock Supply

The West Ethylene Pipeline has set a new record in supplying feedstock to 8 petrochemical plants along its way, a petrochemical official said. Ali-Mohammad Bossaqzadeh, director of production control at National Petrochemical Company (NPC), said the pipeline supplies 140 t/h of ethylene to the petrochemical plants which is unprecedented record. Arvand, Qadir, Rejal, Amir Kabir, […]