Shah Gas Development is a producing conventional gas field located onshore the UAE and is operated by ADNOC Sour Gas. 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.

An expansion project is associated with the Shah Gas Development, namely the Shah Gas Expansion. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Abu Dhabi National Oil and Occidental Petroleum.

Production from Shah Gas Development

The Shah Gas Development conventional gas field recovered 21.84% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2022. The peak production was approximately 48.75 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 825.00 Mmcfd of natural gas and 86.25 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2064. The field currently accounts for approximately 6% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,974.17 Mmboe, comprised of 342.43 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 6,155.34 bcf of natural gas reserves and 605.84 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Shah Gas Development conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.67% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Shah Gas Development conventional gas field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: John Wood Group

EPC Contractors: Penspen and Galfar Engineering & Contracting

Other Contractors: Penspen, KBR and Galfar Engineering & Contracting WLL Emirates

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