May 21, 2020, 12:15 PM
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Iran installs jacket in South Pars in Total’s absence

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – The installation of the first jacket of Phase 11 of South Pars Gas Field started in the Persian Gulf at the order of President Hassan Rouhani to drill 12 wells.

President Rouhani said in the videoconference to inaugurate the project that the job is being done in coronavirus time and holy month of Ramadan, indicating that the people engaged in the project have not stopped working hard.

The process of the installation will be completed in three weeks and drilling 12 wells will start at the border of Iran and Qatar in the Persian Gulf.

The structure weights 2,200 tons and is 76 meters high. According to the schedule, the first well will be operational next year.

After France’s Total and China’s CNPCI withdrew from the project, Iran’s Petropars undertook the project.


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