The project to build storage facilities and measuring stations of South Pars gas condensate in Assaluyeh entails 4 tanks, each with a storage capacity of 500,000 barrels of condensate, with a total nominal capacity of 640,000 cubic meters (equivalent to 4 million barrels of oil) to store gas condensate in Pars 1 refineries and feed the Persian Gulf Star refinery.
8 floating roof tanks each with a capacity of 80,000 cubic meters and 2 fire and fuel tanks, piping network as well as electrical and instrumentation systems, metering systems and condensate transfer pumps and industrial and administrative buildings were constructed for the purposes of the project.
The project was implemented in the form of three projects: EPC1, EPC2 and EPC3.
In the EPC1 section, support facilities, piping, electricity and instrumentation were built while in EPC2 and EPC3, the 4 gas condensate storage tanks and a fire water tank have been separately designed and constructed.
These tanks have a capacity of feeding Persian Gulf Star Refinery with 480,000 barrels of gas condensate per day, through the pumping stations of the refinery on the west side of the facility and also sending gas condensate to the single point mooring (SPM) No. 1 and 2 through 30-inch inlet lines to a capacity of up to 600,000 barrels per day.
The feedstock sent to the Persian Gulf Star Refinery is converted into gasoline and other valuable products. In addition to feeding Pars Shiraz Refinery and Nouri Petrochemical Plant with gas condensate, the tanks can also supply the required feedstock for Siraf Refining Park once it comes online.
The project to build storage facilities and measuring stations for gas condensate in South Pars was capitalized with a total of €29.2 million and IRR2,200 billion and was ordered by Pars Oil and Gas Company and awarded to domestic contractors (Nardis Energy Projects Company and Mashin Sazi Arak). It was officially put into operation on November 29, 2020.