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.
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.
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.