The onshore gas development projects AGD-2 and AGD.3

   The onshore gas development projects AGD-2 and AGD.3

presently planning an expansion of gas processing capacity under handle the additional gas that will be produced once the onshore gas development projects(AGD-2 and AGD.3)  icipal completed in 2007-2008.  This is the fields Management and Administration of GASCO GASCO is controlled by ADNOC(68 percent holdin oil fields.

Shell(15 percent eacl)  and Partex(2 ADNOC The business and affairs of GASCO are managed by a B is the gas Directors composed of seven Directors,  of whom a a participat four and Total,  Shell and Partex each appoint one.

Continue reading

Expansion Project ADGAS completed a major project to double the capacity of Das Island plant

  Expansion Project ADGAS completed a major project to double the capacity of Das Island plant

Expansion Project ADGAS completed a major project to double the capacity of Das Island plant through the addition of a third gas train which a capacity of 3 million tons per year of LNG and 250,000 ton year of LPG.
     Feedstock for the new train consists of both asso gas from the Umm Shaif and Zakum fields and associated gas from the Umm Shaif and Abu Al-Bukhoosh fields.  Additional for TEpco over a 25-year period,  pursuant to the sale purchase agreement between ADGAS and TEPCo (signed October 3,  1993)  which provided for an increase in its purchases to 4.3 million tons per year of LNG and 750,000 tons per year of LPG with effect from 1994.  In addition to its term contracts,  ADGAS began selling LNG on the spot market in the late 1990s.  Transportation of Exported Gas Initially,  shipping capacity had been arranged pursuant to two contracts of affreightment (COAs)  between ADGAS and the Liquefied Gas Shipping Company(LGSC).  LGSC was a company with identical ownership to that of ADGAS and was registered in Bermuda.

Continue reading

THE PETROLEUM EXPERIENCE oF Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS)

THE PETROLEUM EXPERIENCE oF  Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS)

The total investment in the project is estimated at some Uss 8-10 billion.  The cost of the first phase of the project is estimated at s3.5 billion(S2 billion for the upstream facilities,  and si.5 billion for the gas line and terminals in Abu Dhabi and Dubai).
     At the end of 2003,  Qatar Petroleum and DEL finalized the Dolphin Project’s field development plan in accordance with a 25-  ear development and production-sharing agreement reached in December 2001.  When the development plan has been completed(due in 2007),  DEL will produce natural gas from the North Field and process it in an offshore plant at Ras Laffan(in Qatar)  where condensate and NGL will be extracted.

Continue reading

A current priority is to develop non-associated gas production from both: onshore and offshore structures

A current priority is to develop non-associated gas production from both onshore and offshore structures

Onshore,  plans have been made to increase the output of associated and non-associated gas from the Bab and Asab fields through two major gas development projects(AGD-2 and AGD-3) , which are intended to boost gas production by around 2 billion cfpd in 2007,  while offshore gas production has been increased by the development of the Khuff gas structure discovered under the Abu Al-Bukhoosh oil field,  45 km northeast of Das Island.

Continue reading

The growing importance of gas as a source of energy

  The growing importance of gas as a source of energy

The growing importance of gas as a source of energy,  natural gas production and processing facilities continue  rapidly in Abu Dhabi.  The emirate already possesses one of the world’s largest non-associated gas reservoirs in the Khuff formation b the Umm Shaif oil field. 

Continue reading