Middle East Economic Survey


No 29


Industry Questions Absence Of Major In Abu Dhabis Shah Gas Project

State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed off $3.607bn worth of engineering contracts on 12 July for its $10bn Shah ultra sour gas field moving ahead alone with a project that few in the industry think can be done without a major. ADNOC has awarded $5.6bn of contracts so far for the project to produce 1bn cfd of highly toxic and corrosive raw gas, despite...