EghtesadOnline: Director of the Public Relations Department at the Non-Industrial Operations Pars Pasargad Company (Assaluyeh site), Ali Hassan-Nejad, says exploitation of common gas fields will be the priority of the government in the future.
Hassan-Nejad told a group of 15 IRNA reporters in Assaluyeh in Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) in Bushehr Province on Wednesday, 'Development and exploitation of the gas reserves common with the neighboring states is the focal point of the country in the future. Then it will be the turn of other fields.'
PSEEZ is located adjacent to Assaluyeh, a village on the Persian Gulf, 280 Km southeast of Bushehr, 570 Km northwest of Bandar Abbas, and a 100 Km away from the offshore southern Pars Gas Fields in the Persian Gulf.
Hassan-Nejad said the policy of government is producing energy out of gas sources as gas is used as a fuel for general purpose and as feed for the downstream energy sectors.
He went on to say that 15 petrochemical projects are getting exploited in Assaluyeh region.
The official hailed Iranian high expertise and said Iranians are now engaged in the designing, engineering, installation, operation, oil, gas and petrochemical fields in general.
He added that such an immense manpower potential make the country self-sufficient, being in no longer need of recruiting foreign workforce and technicians.