Gas injection boosts production at Salman offshore Iran

Offshore staff

TEHRAN, IranOil production from the Salman field in the Persian Gulf has risen by 3,500 b/d following gas injection, according to news service Shana.

Two drilling rigs are currently preparing to spud further wells designed to inject more gas to the field’s reservoir.

Since March 21, operator Iran Offshore Oil Co. has increased oil output from the field 12,000 b/d, and volumes are expected to rise by a further 4,000 b/d.

Salman is 144 km (89.5 mi) from Lavan Island. Production started in 1992.



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