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Wednesday, 01 February 2023 03:13 GMT

Iran applies aeromagnetic survey in 7,000m depth


(MENAFN) Mehdi Fakour, the manager of exploration affairs at National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), announced the application of an aeromagnetic survey in 7,000 meters of depth for the first time in the nation, according to IRIB.

“For the first time in the country, light aircraft have been used to conduct an aeromagnetic survey to explore the country’s oil-rich regions for hydrocarbon resources in a depth of 7,000 meters,” Fakour added.

As said by the official, the technology for achieving the mentioned survey has been indigenized by Iranian engineers and the survey is now being achieved over the Zagros mountains.

“Currently, we have defined 14 exploration blocks in the country, of which 175,000 kilometers are to be surveyed using aeromagnetic survey,” he continued.

Fakour added that up to now 30,000 kilometers of land have been monitored using the survey.

He went on to state that new hydrocarbon resources have been founded in southwestern Iran, stating that the details regarding the discoveries will be announced by the Oil Ministry soon.

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