He said the metal structure was loaded from jetty of the SADRA company's yard on November 11 on time and was transferred to the phase 13 maritime position after bracing on the barge.
According to the Phase 13 development project operator, nine days was spent on installation of the three flare bases without taking the inappropriate climatic conditions.
Motamed referred to activities to construct platforms and equipment for the offshore part of phase 13 and said operations to build the second flare supports follows final stages and will be ready for installation in the SPD13 position by February 19.
The operator of the project for development of phase 13 of South Pars had earlier announced that regarding extension of enough financial support by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and careful supervision of the Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) over the project, construction of platforms and their accessories in SADRA yard will go on at appropriate speed and the cycle will show better progress as more goods will enter the area gradually in the coming months.
Motamed, referring to the fact that the topsides B and D of phase 13 will be loaded and fixed in the reservoir as of May 2017, said regarding end of the drilling operation prior to the installation operation, the pre-commissioning and commissioning phases will be over within maximum five months and the platforms will be ready for gas shipment to the onshore refinery of Phase 13 in the Akhtar site.
The project for development of phase 13 is aimed at daily extraction of 56 million cubic meters of enriched gas from South Pars field. Once the operation is complete, the field will yield 50 million cubic meters/day sweet gas, 75,000 barrels/day gas condensates, 400 tons/day sulfur and one million tons/year ethane and one million tons/year propane and butane.