Head of Lavan Operational District at Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC), Abbas Rajab Khani made the remarks adding development plan of Reshadat oil field is considered as one of the three Mehr Mandegar (Lasting Kindness) projects of IOOC.
He said under the plan, not only oil production from Reshadat oilfield would climb to 75 thousand barrels per day but its facilities would be modernized.
Part of rising oil production would come through injecting water and gas and installing wellbore pumps, he said adding under the plan 28 new production and injection wells are going to be drilled.
He further said that five platforms have been set up for implementation the project stating Iranian companies has been responsible for construction and installation of the platforms.
Referring to implementation of a project on preventing gas flare in the region, he said when development plan of Reshadat oil field is complete, associated gasses of the oil field would be transferred to Salman field through a pipeline for use.
Construction of pipelines linking platforms to each other, offshore cables and laying a 16 inch pipeline from the platform to Lavan Island are the other parts of the ongoing project.
Reshadat oil field is located 108 kilometers southwest of Lavan Island in Persian Gulf. Oil production from the field started in 1967. The field includes 14 wells and its oil is transmitted to Lavan Island for storage.