Bushehr (IP)- Iranian President arrived in the southern province of Bushehr and was welcomed by different provincial officials at Asaluyeh Persian Gulf International Airport.

Iran PressIran News: Ebrahim Raisi is on his provincial tour in Bushehr province, southern the country in order to inaugurate some key developmental projects in Islamic Iran including the South Pars Phase 14 as well as the Bushehr desalination plan. 

South Pars Phase 14 is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Iran and is operated by Pars Oil and Gas. The field is located in block South Pars Phase 14.

The spokesperson for the administration Ali Bahadori Jahromi announced on Tuesday that Raisi will travel to the southern province of Bushehr in the coming days to officially inaugurate the 14th phase of the South Pars gas field.

Describing Phase 14 as a project that has been developed by using the largest amount of domestic capacities in comparison with the other phases in the gas field, the spokesman said the daily output of gas in the new phase will stand at over 50 million cubic meters, valued at around $3.5 billion per annum.

He noted that the president will also open other projects in the coastal province, including water desalination plants, water transfer systems, and new housing projects.

The South Pars gas field, whose development has been divided into 28 phases, is located in the Persian Gulf straddling the maritime border between Iran and Qatar.

It covers an area of 9,700 square kilometers, of which 3,700 square kilometers belongs to Iran.

It is estimated that the Iranian section of the field contains 14 trillion cubic meters of gas and 18 billion barrels of condensates in place.

Raisi says Bushehr; first energy provider in region

President Raisi at the beginning of his provincial tour to Bushehr called the province as first in the field of energy.

He added that the province also is capable of playing a key role in the marine economy.

Raisi also said the Bushehr is home to the most important industrial and technological achievements like the South Pars and Asaluyeh projects. 


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