BAGHDAD / NINA / -The Ministry of Oil announced that Iraq's production of associated gas
during February reached more than 3,000 cubic meters per day.
Further, the vice-president noted that in recent years, SOCAR has been involved in large-scale projects.So, since 2012, SOCAR has been implementing a joint project with the World Bank, in which the associated gas
is collected from Oil Rocks.
The Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Jeff Ewing, stated that through investments in gathering and processing of associated gas
, routine flaring has been reduced by over 90 per cent from 2008 to 2017 in CNL's operations.
The plant could treat and process associated gas
from the Jibeissah oilfield, and non-associated gas from the fields of al-Hol, al-Ghona, Marqada, Tal Audeh, Qahtaniyah and Leylak.
PDO produces the bulk of Oman's associated gas
. Its output is used for Omani consumption and re-injection into the oilfields.
Muscat, Oman, April 13, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Gas compressor COMPEX 11 was launched at a trial operation as a part of a pilot project on utilization of associated gas
for the major Oil and Gas Company of Oman - Petroleum Development Oman (PDO).
Low crude prices have led US oil producers to idle more than a thousand rigs over the past two years, resulting in a big decline in so-called associated gas
, a byproduct of oil drilling.
Socar's marketed production of natural gas and its take of associated gas
produced by AIOC in 2016 is expected to average 30 BCM/year.
The company said the C200 microturbine will be installed in an associated gas
recovery application to utilise onsite fuel that would otherwise be flared off.
According to him, Noga has managed to reduce associated gas
flaring in the field, to less than 0.5 per cent.
"We are estimating that we will get around 8,000 barrels per day of associated gas
, which we could include in the natural gas distribution network, use for on-site electricity generation, reinject for enhanced oil recovery, or use as feedstock for the petrochemical industry," he said.