News ID: 210234
Published: 0408 GMT February 18, 2018

1st train of South Pars Phase 13 gas refinery becomes operational

1st train of South Pars Phase 13 gas refinery becomes operational

The first gas sweetening train of the onshore gas refinery of South Pars Phase 13, in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr is ready to inject gas into the national distribution network.

Phase 13 is among the South Pars phases currently under development. It is expected to become operational by late March 2019, Shana reported.

The project is aimed at extracting 56 million cubic meters of sour gas per day from the offshore South Pars Gas Field.

Furthermore, daily production of 50 million cubic meters of sweet gas, 2,900 tons of liquid gas, 2,750 tons of ethane, 75,000 barrels of gas condensates and 400 tons of sulfur has been envisaged in project.

The development project of this phase is under implementation by a consortium which includes Petro-Paydar Iranian, MAPNA and SADRA. The project is being implemented in four sections including constructing offshore platforms, laying submarine pipelines, conducting drilling operations and building an onshore refinery.

The project's drilling operations and construction of platforms saw a physical progress of 84 percent by mid-February. Two high priority platforms of the phase will be loaded and installed in April.

According to the latest remarks by Mohammad Meshkinfam, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company, the development project of the phase's onshore section is 92 percent complete.

The contract to develop Phase 12 was signed in June, 2010.


Resource: Shana
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