New offshore output is providing a welcome boost to Abu Dhabi’s Adnoc as it aims to increase production capacity to 3.5mn b/d by the end of 2018.

Austria’s OMV announced on 27 September that output from Abu Dhabi’s Sarb & Umm Lulu concession has now started at 50,000 b/d. Production is slated to reach 129,000 b/d by year-end and 215,000 b/d by 2023. The concession was one of three created this year as part of the restructuring of the expired Adma concession (MEES, 4...