1st Iran Crude Extraction from South Pars Oil Layer before March: Min.

Zanganeh made the remark in an address to the Second Congress of Oil and Energy Strategy, that is underway in Tehran.

He said once several phases of South Pars are operational by end of this year (March 20, 2017), Iran’s gas extraction out of the field will equal that of Qatar.

He added that development of South Pars joint gas field is a top priority for Iran’s oil industry.