0900 GMT December 14, 2018
Mohammad Meshkinfam noted that Iran extracted an average of 550 million cubic meters of natural gas from the field, which is shared with Qatar, during this winter, adding by late March, gas recovery from Platform A of Phase 14 of the gas field will reach 14.2 million cubic meters per day, Shana reported.
Speaking during a visit to onshore refinery facilities of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, the POGC chief said that Platform C of the same phase will begin operation within three months following the inauguration of the first platform.
Platforms of phases 13, 22, 23 and 24 of the giant gas field, each with a gas extraction capacity of 14.2 million cubic meters, will go on stream in the year to mid-March 2019.
Total tender outcome
Meshkinfam also announced the completion of the first phase of the tenders for the development of Phase 11 of the South Pars Gas Field and the selection of the project’s subcontractors.
"Soon, the outcome of these tenders will be announced by French energy giant Total to the employees and the final preparations for implementation of the project will be carried out," he added.
Quoting Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, Meshkinfam said the implementation of the contract is progressing without any interruption and according to schedule, adding Total is currently reviewing the tender packages submitted by the bidders.