Concurrent with the government week, well No. 75 of Khangiran operational region with a daily production capacity of 1.3 million cubic meters became operational to maintain the gas production ceiling needed in the east and northeast parts of Iran.
According to the public relations of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company, Engineer Mohammad Reza Soltani, technical affairs director of East Oil and Gas Production Company, at the official ceremony of launching well no.75, which was held in the presence of Sarakhs city representative in the Islamic Consultative Assembly and other local officials of Sarakhs city said: maintaining the gas production ceiling in the east and northeast parts of the country requires that new wells be drilled in Mozdoran sour gas reservoir and wellhead facilities and pipelines required to the complex be added as well.
He added: installation of wellhead facilities and pipelines of this well was carried out by the engineering and construction management of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company, and in September, connection of the wellhead facilities and the related pipelines to the eastern gas accumulation center of Khangiran operational region was completed and now, flow rate of approximately 1.3 million cubic meters per day of gas has become operational.
Eng. Soltani, regarding the cost of drilling operations of this well, said: about 9 million dollars and 150 billion rials have been spent for the construction of facilities and pipelines of the mentioned well.
East Oil and Gas Production Company, based in Mashhad city, is one the three ICOFC subsidiaries within Khorasan Razavi, Northern and Southern Khorasan provinces. There are two gas fields under EOGPC, named Khangiran and Gonbadli, which supply gas demand of North and East part of the country. Company"s gas output is transferred to Shahid Hashemi Nejad gas refinery before consumption.