Dalma Gas is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in the UAE and is operated by Abu Dhabi National Oil. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Dalma Gas was discovered in 1985, lies in block Ghasha Concession, with water depth of around 328 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2019. The development cost is expected to be $1,650 m. The Dalma Gas conventional gas development will includes wellhead platform.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Abu Dhabi National Oil, BASF, Eni, LetterOne Holdings, Lukoil Oil and OMV.

Production from Dalma Gas

Production from the Dalma Gas conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2034, to approximately 26,656 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 306 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2045.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 412.71 Mmboe, comprised of 147.85 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 1,589.15 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Dalma Gas conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Dalma Gas project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: TechnipFMC

Main EPC: Tecnicas Reunidas, National Marine Dredging and Target Engineering

EPC Contractors: National Marine Dredging

Other Contractors: Aker Solutions, KBR, Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology, Artelia Group and KalaOra UK

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's 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 nitrogen, urea 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, UAE.

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