Iran's SP increases gas sweetening
Azerbaijan , Baku, June 2 / Trend/
Iran plans to expand gas sweetening process in South Pars gas field and has started sweetening 59 billion cubic meters gas, Fars News Agency reported quoting Managing Director Of South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC), Ali Akbar Shabanpour as saying.
"A total of 67 billion cubic meters of gas was delivered to South Pars Gas Complex and 59 mcm of this portion has been sweetened. We expect significant increase this solar year (which ends March 20, 2012)," he said.
The propane production increased by 57 percent in South Pars Gas Complex to 671,000 tons, alongside 374,000 tons butane and 675,000 ethane.
More than 92 million tons of gas condensate was produced in five refineries in South Pars Gas Complex last solar year, an increase by 23 percent.
Iran possesses the world's second-largest gas reserves and third-largest oil reserves
South Pars gas field which is located in the Persian Gulf is the world's largest gas field shared by Iran and Qatar.
According to the International Energy Agency, the field holds an estimated 50.97 trillion cubic meters (1800 trillion cubic feet) of in-situ gas and some 50 billion barrels of condensates.