Last Satellite Platforms of Phases 17&18 to be Loaded Soon

Hassan Boveiri said Platform 17B, which weighs 2,300 tons, will be able to recover 500 million cubic feet of gas on a daily basis and transfers it to onshore refining facilities. 

He said according to the plan, installation of the structure will wrap up on November 10 which will be the last step in development of the two phases. 

He said the platform’s construction is 92.3% complete and its pre-startup has made 66.32% progress. 

Platform 17B is the 4th platform belonging to phases 17&18 of the supergiant South Pars Gas Field, and is being built by Iran Shipbuilding & Offshore Industries Complex Co. (ISOICO).