Iran has inaugurated a new platform at the Phase 21 of South Pars gas field, thus adding 28 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d) of gas to the production.
"The production capacity of South Pars has reached 515 mcm/d," the managing director of South Pars phases 20 and 21, Alireza Ebadi, said.
During the last fiscal year, the nominal production capacity of South Pars stood at 430 mcm/d.
Iran plans to launch the platform of Phase 20 with 28 mcm/d of output capacity in the coming weeks as well, Ebadi added.
The phases 20 and 21 are a joint project aimed at producing 56 mcm/d of gas, 77 barrels per day of gas condensate, one million tons of propane and butane per year, as well as the same amount of ethane, Trend reports.