Speaking to Shana, Managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company Mohammad
Meshkinfam said the list of the contractors that have won in the main tenders will
be announced in a month.
He said the bids are reviewed by Total and will be announced soon,
adding the tenders concern almost all sectors of the project excluding drilling
Meshkinfam further said that development of the offshore project's
jackets, topside, seabed pipeline, platform and installations have been held
and the credentials of their contractors are being vetted by Total.
So far a sum of 50 million dollars has been expended for the project,
he said, adding construction of the project will officially start in the second
half of 2018.
Total and the National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC) have signed a 20-year
contract for the development of and production from Phase 11 of the South Pars
gas field in the Persian Gulf.
The facilities will have a production capacity of 2 bcf/d, or 400,000
boe/d including condensate. Produced gas will supply the Iranian domestic
market from in 2021.
This is the first signing under the new Iranian Petroleum Contract
(IPC), and is based on the technical, contractual, and commercial terms
outlined in the heads of agreement signed last November.
Total is operator of the SP11 project with a 50.1% interest, in
partnership with Chinese state-owned oil and gas company CNPC (30%), and NIOC
subsidiary Petropars (19.9%).