This gas refinery project will
process and sweeten the gas produced from joint fields, and the light compounds
produced will be injected into the national gas distribution trunk-line,
contributing greatly to balancing the gas.
The project's first phase
capacity is 250 million cubic feet per day, and the second phase with a total
capacity of 500 million cubic feet per day will be opened by the end of the current
Iranian calendar year which began on March 20 with an investment of $1.4
billion, he said.
The heavy compounds produced by
the Hoveizeh Refinery will be sent to Bandar Imam Petrochemical Plant through a
pipeline, and the feed of this complex is also supplied.
The petroleum minister also
promised that the gas and liquefied gas plant 3100 in Ilam will be ready to
open by the end of this calendar year, and the collection of associated gases
and development of petroleum refineries will also be focused on.
The project's total investment
is worth $15 billion, and it is aimed at increasing production and realizing
the slogan of the year, which is named "inflation control and production
The production figure has
reached 3.1 million barrels per day, and the operation of the thermal power
plant west of Karun will add another 160 MW to the national grid.
Seven investment packages
have been planned to collect flare gases related to oil, and the goal is to
process all gases with oil and flare gas until the end of the 13th government.