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April 28, 2022

Ruwais Diyab Unconventional Gas Field, UAE

By Carmen

Ruwais Diyab is a unconventional gas development located onshore the UAE and is operated by TotalEnergies. Discovered in 2019, Ruwais Diyab lies in block Ruwais Diyab Unconventional Gas Concession.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. The Ruwais Diyab unconventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately six wells and includes wellhead platform.

Field participation details

The field is owned by TotalEnergies and Abu Dhabi National Oil.

Production from Ruwais Diyab

Production from the Ruwais Diyab unconventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2020 and is forecast to peak in 2035, to approximately 1000 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 913.63 Mmboe, comprised of 5,481.77 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Ruwais Diyab unconventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Ruwais Diyab project as follows.

EPC Contractors: Descon Engineering and Woodlands Energy Services

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes and Fortune Engineering and Energy Services

About TotalEnergies

TotalEnergies SE (Total), formerly Total SE, is an integrated global energy company that discovers, produces, refines and markets oil and gas, and also manufactures petrochemicals. It carries out drilling, oil and gas production, processing, transportation, refining and petrochemical production, storage and distribution of petroleum products and specialty chemicals. It conducts power generation and gas trading and operates in the renewable energy sector. Total supplies feedstock to refineries, charters ships and undertakes trading on various derivative markets. The company serves consumers in transportation, automotive, aerospace, energy, housing and manufacturing industries. It has operations in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, and North and Central America. Total is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields 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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