New phases of south Pars to come online in two months

A view of Iran’s South Pars Gas and Oil Field

TEHRAN (FNA)- Gas production from the South Pars gas field will rise in the next two months by at least 37 mcm/d, managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) Ali Akbar Shabanpour said.

Shabanpour said the company tries to bring online 12 mcm/d of gas from the first train of South Pars gas field phase 12 in less than two months adding platform A of the phase is ready now for pumping sour gas.

He added that the first train of the phase in onshore sector is in pre-commissioning and commissioning stage while its utilities including water, power and steam units have already come online.

According to Shabanpour, POGC also plans to launch both trains of phases 15&16 before the end of current Iranian calendar year in March 2014 which will yield 25 mcm/d of gas in total.

Shabanpour said that South Pars phases have been divided into two groups. The first group includes prioritized phases with more than 90 percent physical progress including phases 12 and 15 to 18 and the second group includes phases 11, 13, 14, 19&20 to 24.

By Fars News Agency

 

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