The first and second platforms of South Pars Phases 17 & 18, known as the main platforms of these phases, are going to be installed in Persian Gulf waters within the next three months.
In SP-17 & 18 Development Project, 4 platforms have been projected for construction and installation, the first and second of which are the main platforms and the third and forth are the satellite platforms, NIOC Public Relations News Agency’s Correspondent reported.
The drilling of the first and second platforms of South Pars Phases 17 and 18 is about to be completed in three months and the platforms will be installed simultaneously after completion of the drilling operations.
The operations for preparation of the third and fourth platforms of South Pars Phases 17 and 18 have already started, according to the report.
It is worth mentioning that South pars Phases 17 and 18 Development Project is expected to produce 50 million cubic meters per day of treated natural gas for injection to the national grid, 75,000 barrels per day of gas condensates for export, a million tons per year of ethane as petrochemical feedstock, 1,05 million tons per year of liquefied gas and 400 tons per day of sulfur for export.
LNG World News Staff, September 07, 2012; Image: Pars Oil & Gas Company