Middle East Economic Survey


No 21



Abu Dhabis CCS Plans Face Delays

The first phase of Abu Dhabis planned carbon capture and storage (CCS) project the worlds largest will not start up until at least 2015, and will be smaller in scope than originally planned, MEES learns. The program is key to the emirates Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) clean energy initiative.

The pilot scheme at Rumaitha field was extremely successful, an Abu Dhabi source tells MEES....