Iran discloses number of wells used to gas extraction at South Pars field
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 16
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran extracts gas from the Iran-Qatar joint South Pars gas field (called North Dome in Qatar) through 336 wells, the Managing Director of Iran's Pars Oil & Gas Company (POGC) Mohammad Meshkinfam told IRNA, Trend reports.
According to Meshkinfam, a total of 108 wells had been drilled in the South Pars field until 2013.
He added that 228 wells have been drilled in the South Pars gas field since 2013.
The director stressed that moreover, 1,050 kilometers of pipelines had been laid until 2013. Meanwhile, over the past seven years, 2,160 kilometers of pipelines have been laid. Thus, the rich gas extracted from the South Pars gas field is currently transported to the refineries of the South Pars Gas Company (SPGC) through some 3,200 kilometers of pipelines.
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.
Iran extracted 570 million cubic meters of gas per day from this field in the last Iranian year (from March 21, 2019, to March 20, 2020).
The South Pars gas field has the potential to produce daily 700 million cubic meters of gas and Iran is currently extracting 630 million cubic meters of gas per day from the gas field.