15 August 2023 - 16:44
  • News ID: 477026
NIOC head: South Pars Phase 11 gas production starts

SHANA (Tehran) – The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) on Tuesday said gas production at Phase 11 of the South Pars (SP) field has started.

Mohsen Khojastehmehr added gas extracted from Phase 11 has been transmitted to an onshore refinery through an offshore pipeline during the recent days.

NIOC put the strategic project of Phase 11 on the agenda when the 13th (incumbent) administration took office, he said, continuing the project has now come on stream and gas extraction from four wells of this phase has started.

According to him, Phase 11 is ready for official inauguration in the presence of President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi and Oil Minister Javad Owji.

The development project of Phase 11 is aimed at extracting 56 million cubic meters of gas per day, said Khojastehmehr.

The National Iranian Oil Company’s operations in the South Pars field have not ended, he said, adding $20 billion have been allocated for boosting pressure in the field.

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