2021-08-01Iran Launches Major Projects in South ParsTEHRAN (NIOC) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated several major gas projects.
The projects include the offshore section of 27 South Pars gas field phases, the first phase of the Siraf Pars export port and two offshore chains of the 14th phase of South Pars gas field which came online by order of President Hassan Rouhani.
The remaining offshore chains from South Pars and achieving production in the offshore section of 27 phases of South Pars, the first phase of the Siraf Pars export and service port project in Kangan County and two offshore chains of phase 14 of South Pars with the inauguration of four offshore platforms, were officially put into operation in Assaluyeh, southern Iran, by the order of the President via video conference
The offshore section of South Pars phases covers in an area of 3,700 km in the Persian Gulf, and by the end of the previous Iranian calendar year of 1399 on March 20, more than 1.8 trillion cubic meters of gas and 2.2 billion barrels of valuable gas condensate worth $335 billion (considering the price of 18 cents for every cubic meters rich gas) was produced from the area.
The first production platform of South Pars came online in 2001 with a production capacity of 28 million cubic meters of gas per day and the last developed gas platform with a capacity of 14.2 million cubic meters was put into operation in March 2019.
Currently, the daily gas production capacity of the Iranian section of South Pars, the world's largest gas field with 37 production platforms, 372 wells, and 3,200 km of 32-inch subsea pipelines, has reached 700 million cubic meters per day.
Two offshore chains of South Pars Phase 14, including construction, installation and commissioning of four gas production platforms, piping and drilling of 44 wells, are among the projects that were officially inaugurated on Sunday.
Pars Siraf Export Port Project in Pars 2 Region was also implemented as an important terminal for storage, loading and export of the liquefied natural gas and sulfur produced by the refineries in the region with an export capacity of 5,000 cubic meters per hour.