Middle East Economic Survey


No 25


ExxonMobil Selected As Upper Zakum Partner And Developer

MEES understands that the oil authorities in Abu Dhabi have designated ExxonMobil as the strategic partner in the giant offshore Upper Zakum oil field with the prime task of the further development of the field. It is understood that, because of the political controversy surrounding the selection process, it has been agreed to have a pro forma shortlist that would include Shell and BP...