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Appreciation of OIEC in “Oil industry social responsibility” Conference

In the two-day conference in “corporate social responsibility; oil industry social responsibility" which was organized by the Ministry of Petroleum, the Oil Industries Engineering and Construction (OIEC) was appreciated for playing an effective role in social responsibility. Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh, Minister of Health Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi...

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South Pars Phases 20 & 21 Refinery Online

The first step towards launching the refinery for South Pars Gas Field's phases 20 and 21 was taken on Monday, March 7, 2016 with the first train becoming operational and the phases' flare was lit using sour gas from phases 6 to 8, said the administrator in charge of the phases. “Launching the first train’s units and boilers of the refinery to be fed by sweet gas from phases 9 ...

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Early Production of Azar by September

Iran says development project of Azar oil field is 67% complete and the field will start its early production by September. The operator of Azar Oilfield's development project, Keyvan Yarahmadi, told Shana that the National Development Fund of Iran has been tapped for financing the project, adding that early production of the field will start with 30,000b/d. He said $800m ...

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South Pars Phases 20 & 21 to be operational within weeks

Iran is to launch the first refinery train of phases 20 and 21 of the supergiant South Pars gas field by the end of the current Iranian calendar year to March 20. Managing Director of Oil Industries Engineering and Construction (OIEC) said the refinery's first train will be fed by the gas recovered from phases 6 to 8 of the gas field. Behzad Mohammadi said the second train of the refinery will become operational next spring. Phases 20 and 21 are being developed for daily production of 50mcm of refined gas for household consumption, a million tons of ethane to feed petrochemical plan ...

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Iran Joins Pentane Producers Club

Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) announced that Iran has joined the club of few countries producing pentane, a strategic gas product. Mohammad Reza Safari Rad, deputy director of Sirri NGL Refinery at IOOC, said Iranian experts have managed to develop a new strategic gas product called pentane and Sirri NGL Refinery is the first suppliers of the product in Iran so far, he added. Safari Rad said this makes Iran the first producer of pentane among Middle East and Persian Gulf states, adding the strategic item has numerous applications in petrochemical and chemical industries and has s ...

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