Iran installs South Pars platform. Breaks speed record

Iran installs South Pars platform. Breaks speed recordIran has installed an offshore platform at Phase 19 of the supergiant offshore gas field South Pars.

National Iranian Oil Co. said Sunday that the installation of the platform 19A had taken place on Saturday.

The company said that the installation of the structure, weighing over 2,700 tons, took only two hours “which is a new record in installation of such mega structures in offshore operations in Iran.”

Phase 19 of the South Pars gas field is located in border regions with Qatar, which shares the field with Iran in Persian Gulf waters.

Once operational, NIOC said, the phase will add 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas output to the field’s daily production. The 19 A platform itself has a capacity of recovering half a billion cubic feet of gas a day.



Did you know Iran would be one of the hot topics at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands?

The OEEC, held annually in the Amsterdam Rai, will host a technical session “Iran: Offshore Opportunities” focusing on the current business opportunities arising in Iran following the lifting of the economic sanctions.

More on this session and the whole conference program can be found on the event’s website:

 Offshore Energy Today Staff

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