Work starting on Abu Dhabi’s Haliba field

Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture operating company of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., plans to start producing 20,000 b/d of oil by mid-2019 at Haliba field on Abu Dhabi’s southeast border. Production is to rise to 40,000 b/d by 2020, ADNOC said in a press release.

Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture operating company of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., plans to start producing 20,000 b/d of oil by mid-2019 at Haliba field on Abu Dhabi’s southeast border.

Production is to rise to 40,000 b/d by 2020, ADNOC said in a press release.

Al Dhafra, operator, has let an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to Larsen & Tourbo Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd., Mumbai, for the development.

The first phase will include drilling of 32 wells and construction of a 65-km pipeline between Haliba and ADNOC Onshore’s Asab Central Gassing Station.

Stabilized crude will move through existing oil lines to marine export terminals.

A second phase of development will develop nearby marginal fields, possibly increasing production capacity beyond 40,000 b/d by early 2022.

Al Dhafra is the first joint venture between ADNOC, with a 60% interest, and a consortium of Korea National Oil Corp. and GS Energy, which holds 40%.

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