Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 45

6-Nov-2006

IRAN

Vaziri-Hamaneh Inaugurates Maroun Field Gas Production

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh inaugurated production facilities for the Khami gas reservoir in the Maroun oil field on 30 October. The reservoir is Irans deepest producing gas structure, with downhole pressure as high as 12,500psi and temperatures up to 300F. The Maroun Khami structure has estimated gas-in-place of 4-7.4 tcf. Development of the structure began in...