Wednesday, January 27, 2021   10:39:24
1st Jacket of the South Pars Phase 11 was Installed

TEHRAN (NIOC) _ The operation of installing the first platform jacket of phase 11 of South Pars has been started through an online inauguration ceremony with the presence of President Hassan Rouhanu and petroleum minister, Bijan Zanganeh on Thursday morning, May 20.

The SPD11B platform which was loaded from the yard of Naft Sazeh Qeshm (NSQ), along with the wellhead jacket of the platform and ıts accessories on an LB90 barge on April 30, has been stationed in the B block of phase 11 of South Pars and its installation has begun.

Once operatıonal, the platform will drill 12 offshore wells in phase 11 of the massive gas field on the joint border of Iran and Qatar in the waters of the Persian Gulf.

The 2,120-ton structure is 80.5 meters high and is planned to be installed in the 11B area of South Pars, 135 km off Assaluyeh coast.

The jacket has 15 26-inch diameter conductor guides.

Petropars is developing the project alone after its partners, Total and CNPCI, pulled out of the plan due to the US sanctions.

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