First platform of South Pars phases 22-24 starts operation

January 13, 2019

TEHRAN- The first platform of phases 22-24 of South Pars gas field starts operation, Farhad Izadjou, the operator of these phases, announced.

Izadjou put the daily gas production in this platform, which belongs to phase 22, at 14.2 million cubic meters (mcm), IRNA reported on Saturday.

Phases 22-24 are expected to produce 56 million cubic meters of sour gas, 75,000 billion barrels of gas condensate, and 400 tons of sulfur per day, in addition to 50 million cubic meters of methane, 2,900 tons of LPG and 2,750 tons of ethane.

South Pars gas field, which Iran shares with Qatar in the Persian Gulf, covers an area of 9,700 square kilometers, 3,700 square kilometers of which, called South Pars, are in Iran’s territorial waters. The remaining 6,000 square kilometers, called North Dome, are situated in Qatar’s territorial waters.

The field 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.

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