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October 8, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:40pm

Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Complex, UAE

By Carmen

Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2024 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 1.7mtpa. The complex will use naphtha as its key feedstock. The plants in this complex are operated by Abu Dhabi National Oil.


Details of key upcoming projects in Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plants including Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Benzene Plant (GAP Project) (0.2mtpa), and Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Xylene Plant (GAP Project) (1.5mtpa).

The technology and operator details for upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant NameOperatorTechnology
Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Benzene Plant (GAP Project)Abu Dhabi National OilAxens Benzene Technology
Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Xylene Plant (GAP Project)Abu Dhabi National OilAxens Xylene Technology


Key Products Capacity – Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Abu Dhabi Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as xylenes, and benzene.

Xylenes accounts for major capacity share i.e., 88.2% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.5mtpa, followed by benzene 11.8% (0.2mtpa).

About Abu Dhabi National Oil


Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) is an integrated national oil and gas group. It operates across the entire hydrocarbon value chain, ranging from exploration, production, storage, refining and distribution, to the development of a wide-range of petrochemical products. The company product portfolio includes crude oil and condensates, petroleum products, gas and Sulphur, ADNOC is controlled and supervised by The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC). The company also manufactures urea, nitrogen and liquid oxygen. It also provides sour gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and polyolefins. Its oil, gas, refined products and petrochemicals are marketed in six continents. ADNOC is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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