No other significant damage has been reported in other subsidiaries, incl. the Iranian Offshore Oil company, Iranian Oil Terminals company, Central Iranian Oil Fields company and the Pars Energy Special Economic Zone.
The oil and gas facilities of the NIOC are operating normally and their condition is stable.
Shahbaz Safari, head of the Gachsaran Oil and Gas Production Company, said:
- Preliminary reports indicate that the roofs of the control rooms in the Goreh A & C pumping houses have collapsed, as well as the hills adjacent to the Binak exploitation unit, but fortunately so far nor more financial losses have been reported in the company's facilities
The firm produces 600,000 bpd of crude and 30 mcm of gas a day.
The Iranian plateau is located in a very seismically active region of the world and is known not only for its major catastrophic earthquakes but also for the disasters relating to natural hazards, especially earthquakes.