Iran begins loading operation of SPD 14A platform

SHANA – The operation for loading platform 14A of the supergiant South Pars Gas Field has started at Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co (ISOICO) located in Bandar Abbas, south of the country.

Loading of the 2,350-ton structure began in the presence of Bushehr Governor Fereydoon Hemmati and a number of officials from Pars Oil and Gas Company and ISOICO.

Installation of the platform is expected to finish by later January. Once operational, the structure will produce 14 million cubic meters of rich gas from phase 14 of the offshore gas field.

The phase is being developed for production of 56.6 mcm/d of rich gas, 75,000 b/d of gas condensate and 400 tons/day of sulfur.

The project has also envisaged production of 1.05 million tons/year of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).