The first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) export jetty of Pars Siraf port in Bushehr district with loading capacity of 5,000 cubic meters per hour, commenced operation today (August 1st 2021).
Siraf port is the second terminal for gas products export from South Pars phases. With an investment of 450 million dollars in an area of 360 hectares in Kangan region, the port is constructed by Iranian contractors for loading and export of liquefied petroleum gas and also export of the produced Sulphur from South Pars refineries.
By full operation of this port, all products of Pars 2 refinery complexes including liquefied petroleum gas and Sulphur will be loaded for export to the target markets. Connecting Kangan PetroPalayesh project to this port has also made it possible to receive and export the produced liquefied petroleum gas from this petrochemical complex.
Siraf port includes two LPG export jetties with loading capacity of 5,000 cubic meters per hour for export of liquefied petroleum gas with floating vessels of 5,000 to 50,000 tons, one Sulphur export jetty with capacity of 1,000 tons per hour for increasing the export of Sulphur to other countries and two Sulphur storage facilities each of 43,000 tons capacity along with office and operations buildings in an area of 6,000 cubic meters and more than 45,000 meters of LPG transfer pipelines for transfer of the produced liquefied petroleum gas form phases 13, 22, 23 and 24.
Other main activities concluded in the port are provision and installation of 4,600 tons metal structures for Sulphur storage facilities and the related transfer system, construction of the eastern section of 1,800 meters and the western section of 3,000 meters of caisson and rubble and provision of 8 million cubic meters of rubble material for construction of the eastern and western sections of the jetty.
Other operations in the port include execution of 22,000 inch diameter GRE underground pipeline for firefighting water ring, 210,000 inch diameter surface pipeline for propane and butane, 5,500 tons of metal structures for the main pipe rack of propane and butane pipelines and 450 kilometers of electrical and instrumental cables.
Project execution of Pars Siraf port has been assigned by National Iranian Oil Company to an Iranian consortium lead by Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters through an EPC contract. Petro Paydar Iranian and Omran Sahel Institute are the main contractors for project operations.