Jask terminal ready to receive crude oil from Gulf of Oman
The TEHRAN-Jask oil terminal in southern Iran is ready to receive crude oil from the Gulf of Oman, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) said.
Announcing the 98% progress of the terminal construction project, Mohammad Meshkinfam said the Jask terminal is ready to receive, load and transfer crude oil through the Single Mooring Point (SPM) export facility. .
Making the remarks while visiting the stages of the terminal construction project, Meshkinfam said: “Due to the experience and expertise in the implementation of offshore projects, the construction of this oil terminal has been entrusted to Pars Oil and Gas Company, and luckily, thanks to the tireless efforts of my colleagues, this project has made tremendous progress.
As the second major oil terminal in the country, the Jask terminal is under construction by POGC on 60 hectares of land and with nearly 260 million euros of investment.
In line with the development of the mentioned oil terminal, a pipeline project, dubbed the Goreh-Jask Oil Transfer Project, is also underway, which will provide Iran with an alternative route for the country’s crude oil exports. are currently flown via the Strait of Hormuz.
Last week, the general manager of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) announced the start of the oil transfer operation via the Goreh-Jask pipeline which is laid from the Goreh oil terminal in the southwest of the Bushehr province at the Jask oil terminal along the Gulf of Oman.
Stating that the Goreh-Jask Oil Transfer Project is currently the largest project in Iranian oil industry, Masoud Karbasian said, “Production of transmission valves, electric pumps, laying of a thousand kilometers of pipeline as well as construction. of storage tanks, terminals and the single mooring at mooring point (SPM) in the port of Jask using national capacities shows the national determination to carry out this great strategic project.
According to the manager, the Goreh-Jask project, due to its high sensitivity, has undergone several additional tests at different stages to ensure that the project will be completed without any defects and with the best quality.
He further noted that it will take less than a month for the pumped oil to reach the Jask oil terminal, and then that the project will be officially inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani.
The Goreh-Jask project, which aims to expand the oil transport capacity in the south of the country to one million barrels per day, was launched at the end of June 2020.