Middle East Economic Survey


No 48



Abu Dhabis Hormuz Bypass Pipeline To Start Up In December

Abu Dhabis oil pipeline to bypass the Strait of Hormuz will start its first commercial flow of crude in December. The 1.8mn b/d nameplate capacity, 360km Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline (ADCOP) will allow the UAE to avoid the high insurance rates of the risky sea route past Iran and any possible future conflict. The pipelines crude will be exported from the port of Fujairah in...