Iranian gas pipe shipment drowned in Persian Gulf
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.28/ Trend G.Mehdi/
An Iranian barge which was shipping pipelines toward the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf hit storm on Wednesday and its cargo drowned, the Mehr News Agency reported.
The 12,000-ton barge was sailing from southwestern Khorramshahr port to the South Pars gas field. The pipes were planned to be installed in the phase 19 of the South pars gas field.
None of the barge's crews were damaged in the incident.
The South Pars gas field is shared by Iran and Qatar.
The Iranian share, which is divided into 29 phases, has about 14 trillion cubic meters of gas, or about eight percent of the total world reserves, and more than 18 billion barrels of liquefied natural gas resources.