First Iranian offshore gas loading terminal begins operations
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 26/ Trend M. Moezzi
Iran's first Persian Gulf terminal dedicated to loading gas on to vessels for export has begun operating.
Equipment at the NGL Sirri Plant is going through the final pre-operational and operational stages and 40,000 barrels of gas condensates from the plant are ready for export, Pana news agency reports.
When it comes fully online, Sirri NGL will have the capacity to produce 140 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas, with 100 million mcm of that being dry gas, 1500 barrels of pentane, 4000 barrels of butane, 1400 barrels of gas condensates and 8000 barrels of propane.
Storage tanks at the facility are being filled with propane, butane and pentane. Oil and gas tankers with the capacity to carry 50,000 tons can dock at the terminal.
Sirri Islan is located in the Persian Gulf's Bandar Lengeh.