ADNOC the Emirate’s biggest energy producer has awarded two (2) companies contracts to upgrade the oil pipeline and crude receiving facilities at Jebel Dhanna terminal, allow it to handle crude grades other than flagship Murban.
The total project value is $245 million.
ADNOC Onshore, a unit of the parent company, awarded Abu Dhabi-based Target Engineering Construction Co. and China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co. the engineering, procurement, and construction contracts that will be completed in 30 months, ADNOC said September 9.
A per ADNOC’s statement, China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co.’s $135 million agreements to replace the two main oil lines that transport Murban from its oilfields at Bab Bu Hasa, North East Bab — and southeast to Jebel Dhanna terminal, increasing the capacity of the pipelines by over 30 percent.
Target Engineering Construction Co.’s $110 million agreements will upgrade the crude receiving facilities at the Jebel Dhanna terminal, allowing ADNOC to utilize parts of the terminal’s existing facilities to import Upper Zakum from offshore and other crudes, for delivery to the new Ruwais Refinery West project.
“The EPC contracts awarded by ADNOC Onshore will increase the capacity of the two main oil lines and upgrade the Jebel Dhanna terminal to allow it to receive Upper Zakum and Non-System crude for delivery to the Ruwais Refinery West project,” Yaser Saeed Almazrouei, executive director of ADNOC’s.