Speaking in a televised interview on Saturday night, the official said
Iran is producing 305,000 b/d of oil from the field whose production stood at
only 161,000 b/d last calendar year (beginning on March 21).
"We have thorough plans to ramp up crude oil production from West
Karoon joint fields," he said, adding crude oil production from the fields
will rise by 50 or 60 thousand barrels per day by summer.
He further said that production of Azar Oilfield began last calendar
year and has reached 30,000 b/d, while Iran's production from the oil layer of
South Pars gas field has crossed 20,000 b/d.