Iran Marine Industrial Company, Sadra, is building 10 offshore platforms to develop the remaining phases of the giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf, the deputy for development and engineering at the National Iranian Oil Company said.
"The company is expected to launch the platform of Phase 22 of the gas field which is shared by Iran and Qatar by June," Gholamreza Manouchehri was quoted as saying by Shana on Sunday. According to Manouchehri, the platforms for phases 22-24 as well as 13 and 14, each with a capacity to extract 14 million cubic meters per day of gas per day, are being built in the company's industrial section in South Pars," he noted. Following the erasing of international sanctions in January 2016, new funding has been allocated for the mega project and South Pars development work is on schedule, the official said.
China has reengaged with Iran on three key projects despite US sanctions on the Islamic Republic, the Oil Price quoted a senior oil and gas industry source who works closely with the Iranian Oil Ministry.
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has awarded the development project of the phase 14 of South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf) to the Iranian company Petropars Operation and Management Company (POMC), IRNA reported.
Managing Director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) Mohammad Meshkinfam said National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is still in talks with China’s CNPC regarding the phase 11 project of developing South Pars gas filed, ILNA reported.
A total of 40 gas megaprojects will be completed by next March, said Iran’s deputy oil minister.
The first de-mercaptanization unit of South Pars Phase 2 and 3 Refinery has so far gained 78 percent progress and will come on stream by the end of the current Iranian calendar year to March 2020.
Managing Director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), Mohammad Meshkinfam said all of the South Pars gas field’s platforms will go through overhaul operations by the end of summer (September 22).