Adnoc Onshore – Qusahwira Field Development – Phase 2

Name of Client : Adnoc Onshore

Estimated Budget : $600,000,000

Facility Type : Oil Field Development

Sector : Oil

Status : Construction

Location : Abu Dhabi

FEED : SNC Lavalin

PMC : CH2M Hill

Main Contractor : Petrofac, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)

Contract Value : $580,000,000


Adnoc Onshore is developing the Qusahwira field as part of the South East Full Field Development, which includes the development of Asab Sahil, Qusahwira and Mender oil fields. The Qusahwira oil field is located approximately 260 km south of Abu Dhabi and covers an area of 7,525 sq km. Phase 2 of Qusahwira oil field will add 25,000 barrels of oil per day to its current output. It is part of the South East Asset, which contributes approximately one-third of daily production. The project intends to deploy all the enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques in order to maintain the targeted production plateau as long as possible.

Project Status

In May 2020, minor construction activities were still being carried out at the field.

Project Scope

The project’s scope of work includes new gas injection compressors, new main oil line (MOL) booster pumps, water-disposal pumps, new water-alternating gas (WAG) wells, flow lines and flow meters, production separators, associated facilities, 75 wells, 24 well pads, gas injection compressors, 3 gathering stations, 3 water injection clusters, and major modification to the CDS. The scope of work for the fire and gas system includes mechanical design, fabrication drawings, supply of all materials, fabrication, supply of spares, documentation of firefighting and safety equipment according to manufacturer’s standard.

Project Finance

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Onshore is the project client (formerly ADCO).

Project Schedules

Feasibility Study: 3Q-2013

Award Date: Q2-2019

FEED: 2Q-2014

On Hold: 4Q-2016

EPC ITB: 2Q-2017

Engineering & Procurement: 2Q-2019

Construction: 3Q-2019

Completion: 3Q-2023

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