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Work on 3 Oilfields for APG Transfer Commences

The projects to transfer and process associated petroleum gas from three oilfields in Khuzestan Province will go on stream by the end of the current fiscal for curbing nearly 40 mcm/d of APG
Around 17 billion cubic meters of gas are burned off in Iran annually.Around 17 billion cubic meters of gas are burned off in Iran annually.
Four contracts have so far been signed with domestic firms to transfer APG produced in the oilfields

Construction operations for transferring associated petroleum gas from three oilfields in the southern province of Khuzestan to processing facilities were launched on Sunday in a ceremony attended by Gholamreza Shariati, governor general of Khuzestan and senior oil officials.
Bijan Alipour, the head of National Iranian South Oil Company, also present at the event, said the projects are aimed at preventing nearly 40 million cubic meters per day of APG in the province's oilfields, namely Maroun-3, Maroun-6 and Mansouri, the National Iranian Oil Company's news portal reported.
Referring to the government's efforts to curb air pollution from APG and the Oil Ministry's policy to boost domestic companies' role in the energy sector, the official noted that four contracts have so far been signed with domestic firms to transfer APG produced in the oilfields, one of which has already become operational.

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