First train of SP phases 22-24 sweetening refinery comes online

February 21, 2018 - 19:18

TEHRAN- The first train of sweetening refinery of phases 22, 23 and 24 of Iran’s South Pars gas field was put into operation and the phases are ready to receive sour gas, according to the operator of the phases.

Farhad Izadjou further put the onshore and refinery progress of the three mentioned development phases at 92 percent, Shana news agency reported on Wednesday.

South Pars, which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf, 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 development in the first stage. Most of the phases are fully operational at the moment.

For the moment, production of gas from the giant gas field stands at 555 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d), according to Mohammad Meshkinfam, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of developing South Pars.


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