According to the public relations of Pars Oil and Gas Company, Sepahdar Abbaszadeh, referring to 119 thousand direct working hours in the renovation of the ninth phase of the South Pars platform, said: And was completed within 54 working days (excluding holidays and quarantine) in safe and accident-free conditions.
He said that maintenance of oil and gas rigs in order to maintain safe and sustainable production is always one of the main concerns of all oil and gas companies, he said: in order to prevent corrosion of facilities and planning to repair damaged parts, surfaces South Pars offshore structures are constantly inspected and monitored.
Deputy Production and Operations Manager of Pars Oil and Gas Company, high corrosion rate of metal surfaces in the sea environment as one of the main problems in the operation of Persian Gulf gas platforms and stated: Due to the severity of corrosion in 3 platforms of Phases 5, 9 and 10 In order to repair and renovate the damaged parts, the modernization operation of this offshore structure as the last platform with a daily extraction capacity of 28.3 million cubic meters of gas, in the form of procurement project, supply of goods and surface preparation and full painting with two other platforms SPD6 and SPD11 and Splash Zones The platforms of phases one to 10 of South Pars were implemented.
Abbaszadeh mentioned the supply and replacement of defective parts such as gratings, supports, floor plates and ladders as other measures in the renovation of the three platforms and said: “The executive activities of this project have started in December 1998 in the form of a contract with Arshia Petro Sanat Company.”
According to the official in charge of Pars Oil and Gas Company, the mentioned platforms were in operation during the renovation and taking into account the decay of the lines and the possibility of gas leakage, surface preparation and painting operations and replacement of parts including cutting, grinding, welding And… has high risks in such an environment. Fortunately, it was completed by observing safety requirements in the shortest possible time and without human and industrial accidents.