27. Shah Gas Development
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.
The Shah project is providing a boost to gas availability in the UAE, but it is only part of its strategy
Abdul Aziz al-Ameri is senior vice-president of major projects, Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (Gasco)
Neil Reynolds is senior vice-president, managing director for the Middle East, North Africa and India, CH2M Hill
Martin Mair is vice-president of operations, Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company
Omur Akay is senior vice-president and managing director, Middle East & North Africa, CH2M Hill
Scott Powers is general manager, Abu Dhabi, Fluor Middle East
Client: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc); Oxy
Sector: Oil & Gas
Completion date: Q4 2014
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Early study on estimated $10bn gas field development awarded to US engineering group Fluor