Loading Operation of Phase 11 Platform Jacket Begins2020-04-30The load out operation of Platform 11B jacket of the massive South Pars gas field has begun in a step to develop the long-sought project.
The 2,120-ton structure is 80.5 meters high and is planned to be installed in the 11B area of South Pars, 135 km off Assaluyeh coast.
The jacket has 15 26-inch diameter conductor guides.
"If the weather remains stable, we will start drilling wells in the South Pars Phase 11 development plan in June," the CEO of Petropars Group, Hamidreza Masoudi, told about the timing of the drilling of wells in phase 11 of the South Pars joint field.
Petropars is developing the project alone after its partners, Total and CNPCI, pulled out of the plan due to the US sanctions.
Installation of South Pars Platform 11B Complete by June
The head of the South Pars Phase 11 development plan announced that the installation process of Platform 11B of hte project would be completed by June.
Accordıng to Pars Oıl and Gas Company (POGC), Rasoul Fallahnejad said today (Thursday, Aprıl 30) that the SPD11B platform would be loaded from the yard of Naft Sazeh Qeshm (NSQ), addıng the wellhead jacket of the platform and ıts accessories were loaded on an LB90 barge.
He saıd the jacket was 1,200 tons and was loaded by push-pull method.
Once operatıonal, the platform will drill 12 offshore wells in phase 11 of the massive gas field.
Petropars is developing the project after its partners, Total and CNPCI, pulled out of the project due to the US sanctions.
The project aims to generate 2 billion cubic feet of rich gas, and transfer it to existing South Pars refineries and use the refinery's processing capacity.