(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Abdulla Nasser Al Suwaidi, Adnoc director-general, visited the under construction oil and gas projects in Upper Zakum, Saath Al Zarboot and Das Island to review the progress of work.
He reviewed the construction of work on the artificial Islands and the surface installations being constructed on the off-shore sites of Upper Zakum and Saath Al Zarboot to cater for the major activities of several projects currently taking place in the two oil fields.
The Adnoc director-general and the senior management team also visited Das Island to observe progress of the Integrated Gas Development Project (IGD) on the execution ground. The field visit comes as part of Adnoc's close follow-up on ongoing projects aiming at increasing of UAE's production of oil and gas.
The visit was part of a regular visiting programme by Adnoc director general to follow up the progress of work in the current projects executed by Adnoc to ensure their smooth and timely implementation.
IGD is a strategic initiative of Adnoc to process and supply gas to meet the growing needs and development plans of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. It includes onshore and offshore packages, and will involve processing an additional 1 billion scfd of high pressure gas and transporting it from ADMA-OPCO's offshore Umm Shaif field via a new 46 inch diameter pipeline to the ADGAS new IGD facilities at Das Island, where it will be conditioned, and sent through the 30 inch diameter Offshore Associated Gas pipeline to Habshan.
During the visit, a series of meetings were held to discuss issues related to performance enhancement and employee welfare. Communications meetings held by the director general with the Emirati workforce focused on ensuring the well-being and working on Das Island.
The delegation included Mohammed Sahoo Al Suwaidi, Adnoc's director Gas, Mohammed S. Al Qubaisi, director HR, Awaidha Murshed Al Murar, director Shared Services. Others in the delegation included Ali R. Al Jarwan, chief executive officer of the Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO), Fahim Kazim, chief executive officer of the Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS), Ali Saeed Al Mazroui, senior vice-president (Admin), ADMA-OPCO and senior executives from Adnoc and its group of companies.