New wells put into operation at Iran's South Pars gas field
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 11
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Three new wells have been put into operation on the 22nd platform (SPD 22) of Iran-Qatar joint South Pars gas field (called North Dome in Qatar), said Mehrdad Kazemi, head of the project for the development of 22, 23 and 24 phases of the South Pars gas field, Trend reports citing Pars Oil and Gas Company’s website.
Kazemi stressed that rich gas production from this platform increased by 200 million cubic feet (about 5.66 million cubic meters).
He added that installation and commissioning of equipment of 3 wells was completed within 10 days and the equipment was installed by Iranian specialists.
The official said that with the commissioning of the wells, the production potential of this platform has reached the expected figure.
Under the project on the development of 22, 23 and 24 phases of the South Pars gas field, it is expected to produce 56.6 million cubic meters of rich gas and 75,000 barrels of gas condensate per day, 1.05 million tons of LPG liquefied gas per year and 1 million tons of ethane per year, and 400 tons of sulfur per day.
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 related to the South Pars gas field.