South Pars platform 20 installed on offshore spot

November 13, 2016 - 7:51

TEHRAN-Platform 20 of Iran’s South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), which had been loaded at Khorramshahr industrial yard on October 17, was installed on its designated offshore spot on Saturday, Shana news agency reported.

The 2,600-ton structure is scheduled to go operational by the end of Iranian calendar month of Dey (January 19) adding one billion cubic feet (about 28.3 million cubic meters) of gas per day to the capacity of South Pars.
Platform 21, the first platform of South Pars phases 20 and 21 of development, was installed on July 29 and will start operation by the end of current Iranian calendar month (November 20).
Putting platforms 20 and 21 into operation will add two billion cubic feet (about 57 million cubic meters) of gas per day to the output of South Pars, according to Alireza Ebadi, the operator of South Pars phases 20 and 21.
South Pars gas field, which Iran shares with Qatar, is estimated to contain a significant amount of natural gas, accounting for about eight percent of the world’s reserves, and approximately 18 billion barrels of condensate.
The field is divided into 24 standard phases, of which phases 1-10, 12, 15 and 16 are fully operational. Each standard phase is projected to produce 50 million cubic meters of gas per day. Phases 17 and 18 as well as 19 are operating at half capacity.

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