Iran’s South Pars Phase 19 gas production kicks off
Tehran, Iran, March 9
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
Iran has started the early production of gas from the South Pars Phase 19.
The production started at 14 million cubic meters per day as the first platform of the phase, named SPD2, became operational, Iranian Pars Oil and Gas Company's public relations office reported March 9.
South Pars is shared by Iran and Qatar and is a court of competition between the two countries.
The Phase 19 is located at the western side of the South Pars. The onshore facilities of the phase cover an area of 218 hectares in the Pars Special Economic Zone in southern Iran.
The phase is planned to be developed to the point of yielding 50 million cubic meters of gas per day when it becomes fully operational.
Other products will include 1.1 million tons of natural gas liquids a year, 77,000 barrels of gas condensate per day, as well as an annual output of one million tons of ethane, to be fed to petrochemical units inside the country.