Pars Oil & Gas Company announces drilling mast in South Pars phase 12
Monday, Dec 10, 2012
Shahid Rajaee Offshore Drilling Mast was installed in the largest phase of South Pars in the Persian Gulf, announced the manager of National Iranian Drilling Company ( NIDC ) for offshore drilling.

Masoud Haqiqi said the mast has been installed to conduct complementary processes of six gas wells, Mehr News Agency reported.

The measure seeks to increase output from the wells, he said, adding the mast was transferred to Phase 12 from Phase 14.

The project to develop Phase 12 of South Pars is implemented to produce 75 million cubic meters of gas which will be transferred to national gas supply network, he said.

It is estimated that about 120,000 barrels of gas condensate and 750 tons of sulfur will be produced daily in Phase 12.

Shahid Rajaee Drilling Mast joined NIDC 's fleet in 1985. It is one of the most equipped offshore drilling masts in the Persian Gulf which has so far drilled over 100 offshore wells.

NIDC has 70 onshore and offshore drilling masts, of which three including Shahid Rajaee, Shahid Modarres and Movarrab are offshore.

Source: Pars Oil & Gas Company

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