Speaking at the event, Morteza Shahmirzaei paid tribute to
the esteemed martyrs of the Iran-Iraq War and marked the occasion of Unity
He emphasized the necessity of energy management in the
industry, highlighting that its implementation by the National Petrochemical
Company would not only protect the environment but also increase the
value-added of energy carriers in the sector.
The Deputy Minister of Petroleum considered wasteful energy
consumption as a form of extravagance and stressed the importance of enforcing
legal requirements for energy efficiency in the petrochemical industry.
He commended efforts to reduce or eliminate flaring in the
oil industry, particularly mentioning the collection of associated gases in the
West Karun region to supply some of the required feedstock for the
Shahmirzaei pointed out that managing resources is a
prerequisite for energy management, drawing parallels with the vital role
resource management played during the Iran-Iraq War. He suggested that adopting
lessons from that era could be highly effective in achieving energy-related
He noted that currently, more than 30 petrochemical
complexes in the country have implemented international energy management systems.
He emphasized the need for other petrochemical companies to
The CEO of the National Petrochemical Company added that the
mission of energy management is based on knowledge sharing, resource
management, and drawing from successful experiences in the petrochemical
industry, both nationally and internationally. Reducing energy consumption
intensity is a key objective of this mission.
Concluding his remarks, he expressed hope that compliance
with legal requirements and the tangible positive results of energy management
in the petrochemical industry would serve as a suitable model for other
industries to emulate.