The Middle East


ADOC Project - Mubarraz, West Mubarraz, and Hail Concessions
(Co-Operator Project)

The Abu Dhabi Oil Co co-operator project (ADOC) is a crude oil production operation in the Arabian Gulf, offshore, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Crude oil is produced from four oil fields--Mubarraz, Umm Al Anber, Neewat Al Ghalan, and Hail--and exported under the name of Mubarraz Crude.

Project Summary

Mubarraz, West Mubarraz, and Hail Concessions (Co-Operator Project)DevelopmentProduction

Project Company Abu Dhabi Oil Co., Ltd.*
Shareholders: (Holding Percentages) JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (32.2%)
Cosmo Abu Dhabi Energy Exploration & Production Co., Ltd. (64.4%)
Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (1.7%)
Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (1.7%)
Interest 100%
  • Operator

Abu Dhabi Oil Co., Ltd. Project History

November 2017 Commenced production at Hail oil field
December 2012 Renewed the Concession Agreement for three existing oil fields and acquired working interest in Hail Concession Area
July 1995 Commenced production at Neewat Al Ghalan oil field
January 1989 Commenced production at Umm Al Anber oil field
April 1979 Acquired working interest in West Mubarraz Concession Area
May 1973 Commenced production at Mubarraz oil field
December 1967 Acquired working interest in Mubarraz Concession Area

Bunduq Project: El-Bunduq Oil Field


The El-Bunduq oil field is located offshore on the international boundary between the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Qatar. It was discovered in 1965 by Abu Dhabi Marine Areas Limited (ADMA). Today, it is operated locally by Bunduq Company Limited, which is the interest holder. Crude oil produced from the oil field is shipped as Das crude.

Project Summary

El-Bunduq Oil FieldProduction

Project Company Joint oil exploration & production (Bunduq Company Limited*)
Shareholders (Holding Percentages) JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (50%)
Cosmo Energy Exploration & Production Co., Ltd. (50%)
Interest 100%
  • Operator

El-Bunduq Oil Field Project History

March 2018 New concession contract came into effect
April 2006 Commenced sour gas injection to conserve underground resources, protect the environment, and increase crude oil recovery
November 1983 Recommenced crude oil production with secondary recovery based on the water flooding method
July 1979 Suspended production due to rising gas/oil ratio
November 1975 Commenced commercial production at El-Bunduq oil field
December 1970 Acquired working interest in the El-Bunduq oil field from BP