Official: NIOC Supports Expansion of RIPI Int'l Cooperation
TEHRAN, July 22 (RIPI) -- Director of the Research and Technology Department of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Ebrahim Alavi Taleqani, said on Tuesday, July 19, that the day marked a very good day for the research community.
Taleqani made the remark on the sidelines of a ceremony for inking of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) and French IFP.
He said, "Research Institute of Petroleum Industry is a big industrial center, having professional group of staff specializing in the oil upstream and downstream sectors and form a big research network."
In the new era of research and technology, starting since last year, the RIPI, is a main technological development center dealing with well-reputed oil fields and plays an important role in the upstream sector, he added.
International technological cooperation and experience thus gained can be accounted as a positive step for the RIPI and entail positive consequences, Taleqani said.
The National Iranian Oil Company will be ready for any kind of cooperation for further expansion of international cooperation, the official further added.