First gas platform installed in Phase 13 of South Pars field

Tehran, Dec 5, IRNA - The first maritime platform of Phase 13 of South Pars field was set up on Wednesday in the world's largest gas field and the Persian Gulf, the operator of Phase 13 Development Plan said.

Payam Motamed added that at the beginning of last month Platforms 13B and 13D were simultaneously prepared in the industrial yard of Sadra to install at sea positions, but due to unstable climate conditions and safety requirements, the installation of platform 13B was initiated at the earliest possible time.

He referred to the physical progress of more than 98 percent of the construction of the original platform 13B and the daily extraction capacity from the main platform of Phase 13 as 500 million cubic feet (14 million and 200,000 cubic meters), which comes into operation during December this year.


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