Kish gas heading for Oman

The first phase of Iran's giant Kish field should be operational within the next two years, according to the country's Petroenergy Information Network (Shana).

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TEHRAN --The first phase of Iran's giant Kish field should be operational within the next two years, according to the country's Petroenergy Information Network (Shana).

The field, which has in-place gas reserves of 48 tcf, will initially produce 1 bcf/d, some of which will be exported to Oman through a 200-km (124-mi) seabed pipeline.

At the First International Exploration Oil Conference in Shiraz, NIOC's MD, Seifollah Jashnsaz, confirmed that the newly built semisubmersible drilling rigAlborz> should be launched shortly in the Iranian sector of the Caspian Sea.

05/13/2009

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