Iranian oil minister, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has said the ministry plans to increase the country’s gas production before winter by completing several projects in various phases of the South Pars gas field, Fars news has reported. The majority of the units related to the prioritized phases of South Pars, including phases 12, 15, 16, 17 and 18, will start production this year (started March 21), through which the country’s gas production will be increased by 100 million cubic meters per day, said the minister. Divided into 28 phases, the South Pars gas field is located in the Arabian Gulf on the common border between Iran and Qatar. The field is estimated to hold 14 trillion cubic meters of gas, as well as 18 billion barrels of condensates.
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