The scheme is designed to raise oil production from the field to 30,000 b/d in the first phase, and an additional 80-160 MMcf/d (2.3-4.5 MMcm/d) of gas later on.
Hengam is between Iran and Oman. In-place oil and gas reserves are estimated at 700 MMbbl and 2 tcf (57 bcm). The crude, at 46° API, is said to be Iran’s lightest.
Iranian Offshore Oil Co. started production in 2010 at 4,000 b/d, following a two-year development.