Technip wins Abu Dhabi oil field contract - report

French-based gas and oil services provider to work on first phase of Nasr oil field.
Technip wins Abu Dhabi oil field contract - report
By Martin Morris
Sun 09 Aug 2009 12:20 AM

Paris-based Technip SA has won a contract to design production facilities for an undeveloped oil field offshore Abu Dhabi, Bloomberg said Saturday, quoting a report from MEED (Middle East Economic Digest).Technip will provide front-end engineering and design work for the first phase of the Nasr field, part of Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co.’s plan to increase offshore oil production capacity to 1.75 million barrels a day by 2019 from 1.1 million barrels a day, MEED said.

This is the first time Abu Dhabi Marine, also known as Adma-Opco, has developed a new field for commercial use in more than four decades, MEED added.

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., BP, Total SA and Japan Oil Development Co. are shareholders of the UAE company.

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