Aramco’s Haradh GOSP-3 starts up

The third of three gas-oil separation plants in the Haradh area of Saudi Arabia’s Ghawar field came on stream in January, according to an article last month by Rick Snedeker in Saudi Aramco Week. GOSP-3 lies 105 miles south of al-Hasa and about 4 miles east of the town of Haradh.Only 21 months after funding approval, said the article, oil and gas started to flow through GOSP-3 from several of 32 new wells and then through more than 160 km of oil and gas pipeline to the Abqaiq stabilization plant and ‘Uthmaniyah gas plant for further processing. Haradh GOSP-3’s gas gathering and compression area glows in early evening (photo by Hasan M. Al-Taraki). Click here to enla...

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