Iran has shipped 71,000b of natural gas liquids (NGL) to Pakistan. The shipment of heavier gas products, consisting of 51,000b of propane and 20,000b of butane, was loaded from the Sirri refinery terminal located on the Persian gulf island, reported Mehr News Agency.
The Sirri refinery began operations in 2013, and the plant is capable to produce 1,400b of gas condensates, 1,500b of pentane, 4,000b of butane, and 8,000b of propane per day. The NGL refinery full operation is expected to bring about $1.5m of revenues daily, according to Sputnik News. The plant began production of pentane for Iran to join the few countries producing the new and strategic gas product. It is also placed among profitable projects in Iran’s oil industry.
The Siri NGL project includes Siri to Qeshm pipeline, Siri to Kish pipeline. While Siri NGL plant, and Kish gas pressure boost station that are estimated to cost about $500m.