The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), OMV, and Occidental Petroleum from the US have recently signed a contract over several undeveloped oil and gas fields in North-West Offshore Abu Dhabi including the Ghasha and Hail areas. An agreement was signed for conducting a four-year seismic, drilling and engineering work program for exploration, appraisal and potential field developments.
OMV and Occidental will also contribute with seconded personnel and technical expertise for the evaluation activities. In order to form the basis for the future development of the North-West Offshore area, the cooperation aims to firm up the volume potential of the undeveloped North-West Offshore fields.
Rainer Seele, CEO of OMV, said, “We are pleased to expand our cooperation with ADNOC, together with Occidental, through the appraisal of a number of undeveloped fields which are of strategic importance to ADNOC. This cooperation will further strengthen our already excellent partnership with ADNOC."
OMV is intensifying its strategic partnership with ADNOC alongside its existing participation in the appraisal of the sour gas Shuwaihat field and its East Abu Dhabi exploration activities with this project.