Iran to inaugurate second unit of South Pars phase 12 refinery soon
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 9
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
Iran will inaugurate the second unit of the South Pars gas field phase 12 refinery in the current Iranian solar month, which ends on June 21.
Rasoul Fallahnejad, manager of the phase 12 development plan, said that the phase 12 will produce 25 million cubic meters (about 880 million cubic feet) of gas per day by the next month, Iran's IRNA news agency reported on June 9.
The phase 12 is the biggest phase of the South Pars gas field. It is projected to yield 3 billion cubic feet of gas (85 million cubic meters) per year once it fully comes on stream next year.
On March 3, Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Roknoddin Javadi said that Iran has started pumping sweetened gas from phase 12 of the South Pars gas field, into the country's national gas network.
Phase 12 of Iran's South Pars gas field started its trial production in February.
Managing Director of the South Pars Gas Complex, Masoud Hasani, said on February 7, that 202 million cubic meters of gas per day is being pumped from the gas field to Iran's National gas network. South Pars' total production currently stands at over 280 million cubic meters.
Deputy Director of Iranian Offshore Engineering Construction Company Amir Saeed Najafi said on October 27, 2013, that the income from each standard phase of South Pars gas field will reach $8.5 billion.