1st train of South Pars 13 refinery online

SHANA – The first train of the onshore gas refining facilities of South Pars Phase 13 project is ready for injecting sweetened gas to the national gas distribution network.

Phase 13 of South Pars is one of the phases to be completed by late March 2019 in the joint gas field in Persian Gulf waters.

The project is aimed at producing 56 million cubic meters/day of sour gas from the offshore South Pars gas field.

Furthermore, production of 50 million cubic meters of sweet gas a day, 2,900 tons of liquid gas per day, 2,750 tons/day of ethane, 75,000 barrels/day of gas condensate and 400 tons/day of sulfur has been envisaged in developing the project.

Being completed by a consortium of Petro-Paydar Iranian, MAPNA and SADRA, this phase is being completed in four sections including construction of offshore platforms, laying sea pipelines, drilling and onshore refinery facilities.

The project’s drilling and platforms’ construction reached 84% completion by February and two prioritized platforms of the project are scheduled to be carried to their offshore spots for installation by April.

According to the latest remarks by Mohammad Meshkinfam, the CEO of Pars Oil and Gas Co., progress in the onshore phase of South Pars Phase 13 has crossed 92%.

The contract to develop the project was signed in June 15 2010.