North East Bab is a producing conventional oil field located onshore the UAE and is operated by ADNOC Onshore. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block ADNOC Onshore. Buy the profile here.

Four expansion projects are associated with the North East Bab conventional oil field, namely the North East Bab Rumaitha & Shanayel EOR , the Al-Dabbiya Phase III, the Al Dabbiya Thamama B Transition Zone and the Al Dabbiya Thamama B Transition Zone Phase 2. The expansion projects are currently in the construction stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Abu Dhabi National Oil, BP, China National Petroleum, China ZhenHua Oil, GS Energy, Inpex and TotalEnergies.

Production from North East Bab

The North East Bab conventional oil field recovered 35.18% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2027. The peak production will approximately 228.20 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2067. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,400.31 Mmboe, comprised of 1,400.31 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. North East Bab conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.31% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the North East Bab conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the North East Bab project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Lamprell and TechnipFMC

Main EPC: Dodsal Group, GS Engineering & Construction, Archirodon Group and Robt Stone ME

EPC Contractors: Mott MacDonald Group, Maire Tecnimont, 3W Networks, National Marine Dredging and Al Asab Contracting Establishment

Other Contractors: Al Hassan Engineering, Amarinth, 3W Networks, Arab Center For Engineering Studies and Al Nasser Holdings

About ADNOC Onshore

ADNOC Onshore (ADNOC), formerly Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, is engaged in exploration and production of oil and gas resources. The company provides onshore drilling services. It also offers e-services to its employees, suppliers and shareholders. The company operates and manages export terminals, oil and gas fields and pipeline networks to transport oil. ADNOC is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

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