President, Hassan Rouhani, and his delegation arrived at international Persian gulf in Sunday’s morning. The president was welcomed by petroleum minister, Bijan Zanganeh, and senior managers of pars oil and gas company(POGC). Foreign minister, Javad Zarif, industry mining and trade minister, Nematzadeh and government spokesman, Nobakht, accompanied him in this journey. As public relations reported.
President Rouhani attended to inaugurate 10 development plans of south pars region. 5 phases of the south pars gas field (phases 17-21), 4 petochemical projects, as well as oil layer came on stream.
Pointing to uniqueness of this investment in petroleum industry Dr.rouhani stated at the opening ceremony that today is a glorious day for industrial management and Iranian’s honor .
Dr.rouhani pointed out to his fourth trip to Assaluye since his administration began he said “I looked at the managers, engineers, and workers with a great honor due to the dignity they brought about to our nation. whenever I came here I witnessed a step up in country’s development ”
Dr Rouhani also said: "The biggest aim of the Iranians is an advanced and pioneer Iran. We share a single law and a single proud and dear Iran".
Referring to overtaking neighbors in the shared field and increasing production he added “at the beginning of this administration, we produced 240 million cubic meters of gas but today this amount has increased to 575 million cubic meters”
The International Energy Agency has predicted that Iran will expand its oil production capacity by 400,000 bpd to reach 4.15 million bpd in 2022.