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Publish Date: 19:33 - 25 February 2015
Tehran, YJC. An Iranian official said on Wednesday that the of products from South Pars, almost entirely gas condensates and petrochemical products, has increased by 20 percent.

General Director of Customs Office at Pars Economic energy Special Zone Khodadad Rahimi stated that 808,851 tonnes of non-oil products worth over $682.913 million were exported in the past Iranian calendar month of Bahman, demonstrating an increase of 43% in terms of weight and 29% in terms of value compared to the same period last year.

He said that 1.033.881 tonnes of gas condensate with a value of $935.982 million was exported from the zone in the same period which shows an increase of 6% in terms of weight and 10% in terms of value compared to the preceding period last year.

Rahimi further remarked that South Pars products were exported to China, Japan, the UAE, India, Turkey, Iraq, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Pakistan, Armenia, Russia, Mozambique, Egypt, Syria, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Qatar, the Philippines, Ghana, Azerbaijan, Georgia, South Korea and Mexico.

Meanwhile, he noted that in the mentioned month 13,980 tons of commodities with a value of $133.466 million were imported through the customs office of the zone which were mainly refinery equipment and chemicals for the use in petrochemicals and phases which shows an increase of 28% in terms of weight and 1% in terms of value over the same period last year.

During the same period 290 tons of commodities with a value of $1.435 million were transited through the customs office of the zone which shows an increase of 101% in terms of weight and 83% in terms of value over the same period last year.

The South Pars field is a natural gas condensate field located in the Persian Gulf. It is the world's largest gas field, shared between Iran and Qatar. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the field holds an estimated 1,800 trillion cubic feet (51 trillion cubic meters) of in-situ natural gas and some 50 billion barrels (7.9 billion cubic meters) of natural gas condensates.


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