POGC launches LPG storage facility

SHANA — Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) launched liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage tanks for stockpiling the item produced at phases 20 and 21 of the supergiant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf.

According to POGC, the facility was launched with the aim of completing the value-chain of the two phases.

Alireza Ebadi, operator of the phases, said that the two propane storage tanks would come online by the end of the current month of Aban in the Iranian calendar (October 23-November 21).

He said this would be a major step for completion of the value chain of the onshore refineries of the two phases.

Phases 20 and 21 of South Pars are developed for production of 1.1 million tons per year of LPG annually besides other hydrocarbons.