Piramoun told a group of experts and directors of National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) that that also, new facilities, including oil pumping station, was also launched.
He noted that the projects were handled successfully without any disruption in the gas and oil supply services.
MSOGPC – a subsidiary of the National Iranian South Oilfields Company (NISOC) – operates in several oil and gas fields in Khuzestan Province, such as Karun, Palangan and Lab Sefid. Its overall output is estimated at 150,000 barrels per day.
The first oil wells in the Middle East were discovered and drilled in 1908 in Masjed Soleyman County, north of Khuzestan Province. The oilfield came into operation three years later when its output was piped down to a newly built refinery at Abadan City in Khuzestan.