BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 12
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran's South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company (SZOGPC) has saved 300 billion rials (about $7.14 million) by suspending and removing of a station on pigging operations, an official of the SZOGPC, Abdul Mohammad Koohpeyma said, Trend reports citing Iranian Central Oil Fields Company’s website.
A pigging operation is carried out to clean up the waste in the oil and gas pipelines. Thus, the pig is sent from one station to another by pipeline.
The official said that there were 2 stations on pigging operations operating in Aghar-Dalan Operation Point on the cleaning of 24-inch pipeline.
Koohpeyma added that a number of operations have been carried out on the pipeline. As a result, the operation of one of the stations was suspended and the station was removed.
“In addition, work is underway to suspend and remove the second station,” he noted.
South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company (SZOGPC) is one of three subsidiaries of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company (ICOFC). The South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company currently has 9 gas fields - Aghar, Dalan, Nar, Kangan, Sarkhoon, Tabnak, Homa, Varavi, Shanol, and 2 oil fields - Saadatabad and Sarvestan under its management.
The South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company extracted about 23 billion cubic meters of gas, 7.5 million barrels of gas condensate and 1.14 million barrels of crude oil during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through September 22, 2021).
SZOGPC plans to produce 165 million cubic meters of gas daily from 9 gas fields by the end of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2021 through March 20, 2022).
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