Iran steps up South Pars gas output

Around 40% of Iran’s gas consumption this winter will be provided by the Assaluyeh processing terminals handling of production from the South Pars gas/condensate field in the Persian Gulf.

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TEHRAN -- Around 40% of Iran’s gas consumption this winter will be provided by the Assaluyeh processing terminals handling of production from the South Pars gas/condensate field in the Persian Gulf.

South Pars Gas Complex Co.’s Ali Shabanpour said that between June 22 and July 22, sour gas extraction from the field had increased to 6.2 bcm (219 bcf), with over 4.7 bcm (166 bcf) of gas being sweetened and injected into Iran’s domestic pipeline network.

In an interview with Iranian news service Shana, he added that an overhaul was under way of the facilities for South Pars phases 1-3, and that overhauls of phases 4-10 had been completed.

During the same June-July period, the company also exported 6 MMbbl of gas liquids from the field’s 10 operating phases.


08/02/2010

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