South Pars platform 24A shipped toward installation spot

February 1, 2019

TEHRAN - Platform 24A, the second platform of phases 22-24 of developing South Pars gas field, was shipped on Thursday to be installed on its designated offshore spot, Farhad Izadjou, the operator of these phases, announced.

While starting operation the platform is planned to produce 500 million cubic feet (14.2 million cubic meters) of gas per day, Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), which is in charge of implementing development phases of South Pars, published on its website.

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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