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27. Shah Gas Development

Project Overview

The work on the Shah field is aimed at

producing up to 1 billion cubic feet a day (cf/d) of gas to help boost Adnoc’s output to a targeted 6 billion cf/d.

The gas will primarily be used as feedstock for new power, desalination and petrochemical plants in Abu Dhabi and the northern emirates, but some will be reinjected into Abu Dhabi’s oil fields to maintain reservoir pressure.

The gas produced at the field will be stripped of its sulphur, which will be transported separately for processing and distribution at facilities in Habshan and Ruwais. The natural gas will travel on the same route.

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Key Facts

  • Client: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc); Oxy

  • Sector: Oil & Gas

  • Stage: Execution

  • Budget: $11.3bn

  • Completion date: Q4 2014

  • Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

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