Iran to install third jacket of South Pars development phases

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the Board of Directors of SADRA Co., an Iranian contractor company, said the work for the installation of the third jacket of phases 22 to 24 of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, south of Iran, would be started within the next ten days.

If the weather conditions are favorable, the jacket will be installed in its position in the Persian Gulf by the next ten days, Ghobad Choobdar said Sunday.

“Four jackets will be installed in phases 22 to 24 of the South Pars gas field,” hetold Shana, adding that the platform and the deck of the three phases are under construction by the SADRA Company.

After completion, phases 22 to 24 of the South Pars gas field will produce 56.6 million cubic meters of sour gas, 75 thousand barrels of gas condensate , and 400 tons of sulfur , 2870 tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and ethane per day.

The South Pars gas field, whose development has been divided into 24 phases, is located in the Persian Gulf straddling the maritime border between Iran and Qatar. It is estimated that the Iranian section of the field contains 14 trillion cubic meters of gas and 18 billion barrels of condensates in place.

South Pars is part of a wider gas field that is shared with Qatar. The larger field covers an area of 9,700 square kilometers, 3,700 square kilometers of which are in Iran’s territorial waters (South Pars) in the Persian Gulf. The remaining 6,000 square kilometers, referred to as the North Dome, are in Qatar’s territorial waters.

By Tasnim News Agency


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