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Production Chain of Phase 13 Refinery Complete

(Tuesday, February 26, 2019) 13:09

Operator of South Pars Phase 13 development projects said new Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) units had come on-stream in the onshore refinery of the phase which have completed the production chain in the facility.

According to the Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), Payam Motamed said units 113, 114 and 115 of the refinery had come online and production of valued items like propane and butane (LPG) was constantly on the go in the facility.

He further said that the sulfur, gas sweetening, ethane, and gas condensate units of the refinery were also productive and the production chain of the refinery was now complete.

Phase 13 is being developed for production of 56 mcm/d of rich gas, 75,000 b/d of gas condensate, 400 tons of sulfur and 1.1 million tons/y of LPG as well as a million tons per year of ethane.

Previously, operator of Phase 13 of the supergiant South Pars gas field said the onshore refinery of the phase would become fully operational by late February.

According to Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), Payam Motamed said the facility would be processing 56 mcm/d of natural gas by February.

As he said, the flare stacks of platforms B and D of the phase were lit earlier this week after only four days since hookup and commissioning operations of the platforms which was a record by itself.

He said the two platforms could recover 28 mcm/d of sour gas from the field to be processed at four sweetening trains of the phase’s onshore refinery.

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