Iran kicks off South Pars Phase 12

Iran has officially launched the main phase of the giant offshore South Pars gas field.

According to the National Iranian Gas Company, Phase 12 of South Pars gas field was launched on Tuesday.

Inauguration of this phase will allow the extraction of 3 bcf/d of sour and sweet gas. Furthermore, 120,000 b/d of condensate (more than 34 million barrels a year) and 750 tons of granulated solid sulfur will be produced from this phase.

South Pars holds 40% of Iran’s gas reserves. This reservoir, sprawling on 3,700 square kilometers, contains 14.2 tcm of gas and 19 billion barrels of gas condensate.

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