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Hamriyah Free Zone Authority recognizes top petrochemical, oil and gas companies of Hamriyah Free Zone

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority recognized top petrochemical, oil & gas companies of Hamriyah Free Zone during the “HFZA – Gulf Energy Information Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Event,” held in May 2018 at Hamriyah Free Zone Authority Head Office in Sharjay, UAE.

UAE sees OPEC oil capacity "buffer" offsetting Iran curbs

OPEC has enough spare production capacity to cushion oil markets as the U.S. re-imposes sanctions on Iran, according to United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei.

BHGE said to hold talks with Abu Dhabi on drilling stake

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), is in talks with Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. to set up a partnership that could lead to the U.S. firm taking a minority stake in the state-owned energy giant’s drilling unit, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Abu Dhabi's Taqa shifts to growth mode after years of cutbacks

Abu Dhabi National Energy Co., the state-controlled oil and gas producer, is looking again at boosting spending after three years of cutting back, according to Chairman Saeed Mubarak Al-Hajeri.

ADNOC appoints INPEX subsidiary as asset leader for Lower Zakum area

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed an agreement appointing JODCO Lower Zakum Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s INPEX Corporation (INPEX), as the asset leader for Abu Dhabi’s Lower Zakum concession area.

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Adnoc plans first competitive tender for oil and gas blocks

Adnoc will issue its first competitive tender for partners to develop O&G, as the government-owned producer seeks to increase production in the UAE.

UAE says oil cuts removed 85% of the oversupply problem

The global deal to rein in oil output has removed “85% of the problem” of oversupply, and OPEC and allied producers are seeking ways to cooperate after the agreement ends, according to United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei.

Austria's OMV, Abu Dhabi said to plan oil deal in late April

Austrian oil producer OMV AG and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. are set to sign a partnership deal to produce oil from offshore fields in the Persian Gulf later this month, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

BP squeezed out of Abu Dhabi offshore oil as China, Italy win

When oil-rich Abu Dhabi put a string of offshore fields up for auction, suitors from China to Italy vied for a slice of the pie.

China's CNPC pays $1.18 billion for concessions in Abu Dhabi

China boosted its hold on Middle Eastern crude supply in a $1.18 billion deal for stakes in two oil and natural gas concessions in Abu Dhabi.

Total buys into oil fields offshore Abu Dhabi for $1.45 billion

Total has signed two new 40-year concession agreements with the Supreme Petroleum Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

Eni strikes $1.8 billion in oil and gas deals with Abu Dhabi

Eni won rights at two blocks offshore Abu Dhabi and sold Adnoc a stake in Zohr field.

UAE oil output said to drop most in year on works

Oil output in the United Arab Emirates slumped the most in a year last month as maintenance at fields in the Persian Gulf reduced supplies from the Middle East’s fourth-biggest crude producer.

OPEC member hopes for alliance with Russia that lasts "forever"

OPEC’s fourth-largest oil producer is leading an effort to prolong cooperation with Russia and other allies far beyond the expiry of their joint supply cuts this year.

Abu Dhabi broadens oil partnerships in $1.5-billion Cepsa deal

Abu Dhabi’s selection of a Spanish company to help it develop offshore oil fields is a sign of the Gulf producer’s push to diversify its partnerships while working to boost production capacity and secure long-term markets for crude.

Indian companies pay $600 million for stake in Abu Dhabi oil concession

Indian companies agreed to pay $600 million for a stake in one of Abu Dhabi’s biggest offshore oil concessions, securing a share in the emirate’s crude production for the first time.

Kuwait reduces production target for 2020

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co. reduced its output target for oil and natural gas due to the drop in crude prices that started in 2014, CEO Sheikh Nawaf Saud Al-Sabah said.

Abu Dhabi gets bids for offshore oil in plan to expand capacity

Abu Dhabi’s government oil producer received bids in the fourth quarter from international energy companies seeking stakes in offshore fields that pump about 25% of the Persian Gulf emirate’s crude.

Fugro undertakes marine, land surveys for UAE's Hail and Ghasha developments

Fugro has commenced a program of geophysical and geotechnical surveys for Artelia, Abu Dhabi as part of the Hail and Ghasha development, a landmark project by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).