TEHRAN July 12 (Shana)–Gas production from the main phase of the giant offshore South Pars gas field is to reach 1 bcf/d in two weeks, managing-director of Pars Oil and Gas Company said.
Ali-Akbar Shabanpour said gas desalting operations have been successfully carried out in the second unit of South Pars Phase 12 refinery.
He said the refinery is currently producing 900 mcf/d of gas, adding that the production will reach 1 bcf/d on Platform A.
At present, Phase 12 is producing 12 mcm/d of gas.
Installation of platforms B and C of Phase 12 of South Pars are expected to be completed in this month.
All wells of this phase are ready to start gas production.
Phase 12 of South Pars gas field is developed to produce 75 mcm/d of rich gas for feeding national pipeline (50 mcm/d) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) production units. This phase is also forecasted to supply 120,000 b/d of gas condensate and 750 tons a day of sulfur.
Petropars is the main contractor for this phase development.
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