Iran’s biggest gas refinery yields 11mln barrels of condensate in half year
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 8
By Fatih Karimov– Trend:
Gas condensate output at Phase 12 of Iran’s South Pars field stood at 11.6 million barrels during the first half of current fiscal year (March 20-Sept. 22), said Mohammad Mehdi Hashemi, manager of the 9th gas refinery of South Pars Gas Complex.
In the meantime, over 10.7 billion cubic meters of gas was refined in the country’s biggest gas refinery, Hashemi said, the oil ministry’s official website reported.
He further said that 50,000 tons of sulphur was produced at the 9th refinery of South Pars Gas Complex in the 6-month period, 20 percent more year-on-year.
The 9th refinery of the South Pars Gas Complex refines 11 percent of the country’s total gas, according to Hashemi.
The Phase 12, South Pars’ biggest phase, was put on stream in March 2015.
South Pars, located in southern region, is divided into 24 development phases, and contains 40 trillion cubic meters of natural gas.
It covers an area of 9,700 square kilometers, 3,700 square kilometers of which are in Iran's territorial waters in the Persian Gulf. The remaining 6,000 square kilometers are in Qatar's territorial waters.
The Phase 12 produces 80 million cubic meters of gas per day.