TEHRAN July 13 (Shana)–The third gas processing plant of the South Pars gas field phases 15&16 with 95 percent physical progress will come online late August at the latest.
The plants takes sour gas from phases 6, 7 and 8 of the mega gas field.
The first and second gas processing plants of phases 15&16 are fully operational with processing 25 mcm/d of sour gas as the third gas processing plant experiencing pre-commissioning phase.
The three gas processing plants are expected to process at least 40 mcm/d of gas in winter.
Earlier, managing director of the Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) Ali Akbar Shabanpour told Shana that the operator of the phases has already completed installation of the platform or phase 16 as drilling operations in the two phases are complete.
He added expert teams have been dispatched to the location of the platform to bring it online before November.
Development plan of the South Pars gas field phases 15&16 aims at production of 56.6 mcm of gas, 75 thousand barrels of gas condensate and 400 tons of sulfur per day.
The two phases will also yield 1.05 million tons of liquefied gas including LPG, propane and butane as well as one million tons of ethane mainly for use as feedstock by petrochemical plants.
Offshore and onshore installations of the two phases include two drilling platforms (each with 11 wells), two 32 inch and two 4 inch gas pipelines with 115 km length, sweetening facilities and the related services.
South Pars gas field accounts for 300 million cubic meters of gas or 72 percent of natural gas consumption of the country per day.
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