Repairs starting at Iran's South Pars Gas Complex
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 10
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend
The major repair works started on May 4 at the 1st processing plant of the South Pars Gas Complex, said Akbar Gholami, maintenance manager of 1st processing plant ,Trend reports citing National Iranian Gas Company’s website.
According to Gholami, the first processing plant of the complex will be repaired within 20 days.
Gholami added that the repair works are being carried out in order to continue production at the plant in the winter.
The official said that despite the problems associated with the spread of the coronavirus in Iran, the plant continues to operate in accordance with health protocols.
The South Pars gas field is a joint gas field of Iran and Qatar. The proven reserves of the South Pars Gas Field are estimated at 51 trillion cubic meters of gas, of which 36 trillion are extractable. At present, Iran's daily gas production from the South Pars gas field is more than 700 million cubic meters. Iran has so far spent $33 billion on projects of the South Pars gas field.
Around 75 percent of Iran's gas is supplied by this field.
Gas from Iran's South Pars gas field is transported to refineries in the Pars Special Energy Economic Zone in the port city of Asaluyeh in Iran's southern Bushehr province via a gas pipeline.