Japan Eyes Abu Dhabi Extensions, Onshore Prize
Keenly aware of a range of offshore concession expirations lined up in 2018, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed possible extensions with UAE officials during a recent visit to Abu Dhabi. Japanese companies are stakeholders in all of Abu Dhabi’s currently-operating offshore fields.
Among others, upstream firm Inpex, through its Abu Dhabi subsidiary Japan Oil Development Company (JODCO), has...