Adnoc Review 2016

Rather than scrap major projects, Adnoc is seeking to streamline and optimize field development and take advantage of market conditions through greater pressure on subcontractors to provide more competitive costings on key schemesAbu Dhabi has unveiled ambitious plans to ramp up oil output to 3.5...






Boosting capacity at Upper Zakum to 1 mbpd is central to Abu Dhabi’s plans to increase production capacity to 3.8 mbpd by around 2024Exxonmobil won’t decide before 2019 whether to join Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) in hoisting output from Abu Dhabi’s giant offshore Upper Zakum (UZ) oil field...






Enhanced self-diagnostic capability in the ‘smart flowmeter’ takes safety, efficiency and plant availability to unprecedented levels, says HANS-JOACHIM FROEHLICH of Endress+Hauser FlowtecIn oil and gas operations, and petrochemical companies alike, safety is of highest importance. Consistent quality...






According to the company, once at location and hydraulically set, the Tecno Plug provides fail-safe and fully tested double block isolation against pipeline pressure and contents, ensuring a safe and reliable barrier prior to breaking containmentSTATS Group was recently retained by a major oil...






Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) will be running its sulphur at full capacity from the Shah and Habshan gas projects by the second quarter of 2016, a company source confirms."Regarding Shah we expect to be running at full capacity by the second quarter next year and we expect to get up to 5m...






The Abu-Dhabi headquartered oilfield services company says that even though the business activity within the Middle East specifically has managed to sustain itself compared to the rest of the world, the industry is beginning to feel the pinchAlmansoori Specialized Engineering, one of the leading...






Adnoc and OMV have signed a joint collaboration and secondment agreement to establish a framework for mutual assistance in certain areas.The agreement is not related to specific projects and allows exchange of technical expert staff into any upstream projects of mutual interest.The agreement follows...






Japan’s oil concessions in Abu Dhabi account for about 40 per cent of the country’s oil lifting volumesJapan’s oil ties with Abu Dhabi entered a new phase in 2015 when state-backed Inpex was awarded a landmark 5 per cent stake in the giant Adco onshore oil concession, and Tokyo is now taking steps...






An investment is under way to set up a new product line in pipe bending, heat treatment and deep bore machining. This will become operational in Q2Proclad, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of corrosion resistant alloy (CRA) clad pipes, pipes, fittings, flanges and piping/pipeline spools, has...






State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) has restarted a secondary unit at its newly expanded Ruwais refinery and has increased its operating rates to over 80 per cent, industry sources say.The newly expanded Ruwais refinery with a total capacity of 922,000 barrels per day (bpd) lowered its run...






The science-based company has opened two Customer Experience Centres (CECs) in Abu Dhabi and Dammam – focused primarily on the oil and gas Industry In line with its commitment to providing innovative products and solutions, 3M has announced the opening of two specifically-designed Customer...






The firm plays a significant role in developing the region’s plastics manufacturing and conversion industry and supports the programmes of the GPCABorouge, a leading petrochemical company in providing innovative, value creating plastics solutions, highlighted its significant contribution to the...






The big drilling projects involve investment to prolong the use of Abu Dhabi’s largest, mostly mature oil fields to extend their life and increase the volume of crudeAbu Dhabi will increase its drilling fleet by more than a quarter next year to about 100 rigs from 78 currently as the emirate pushes...






More than 10,000 L&T valves are in operation at some of the largest gas processing and treating facilities in the region such as Gasco Shah Gas, OGD III, Habshan Gas Development Project and Ruwais NGLL&T valves Limited (formerly Audco India Limited) says it is proud of its long association with the...






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