Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has set new tender closing dates for the contract to build its corporate headquarters on Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Contractors are now preparing to submit technical bids on 30 November and commercial bids on 20 December. Adnoc had previously set a closing date for technical proposals in late October, with commercial bids due at the end of November.

The prequalifiers are the UAE’s Alec, Al-Habtoor Leighton Group, Arabtec Construction, Greece’s Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Germany’s Ed Zueblin, Saudi Arabia’s El-Seif Engineering & Contracting, South Korea’s GS Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Kumho Engineering & Construction, and Samsung Corportion, Kuwait’s Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons, Turkey’s Nurol, Italy’s Rizzani de Eccher, and Belgium’s Six Construct Abu Dhabi.

The project is adjacent to the current Adnoc headquarters at the intersection of Corniche road and Bainunah street.

The scheme includes an office tower, podium and atrium, basement parking areas, underground parking blocks, and an underground tunnel connecting the office tower with the underground parking block. The total built-up area is about 190,000 square metres.

The local Arabian Foundations has started work on the enabling works package. The architect is US-based HOK. The US’ Hill International is the project manager (MEED 15:9:09).