ADNOC Offshore – Upper Zakum FFD: UZ1000 Expansion

General Information
Owner ADNOC Offshore
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) ADNOC Offshore – Upper Zakum Full Field Development – Abu Dhabi
Location Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Status --
Sector Oil, Upstream, Oil Extraction
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $500m
Award Date October 2023
Completion Date August 2026
Last Updated On May 2023
ProjectId (Old, New) 47663, 298234


ADNOC Offshore is planning to undertake the expansion of the Upper Zakum field development in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The US$8000 million project includes the following:

a. Development of Surface Facilities (Package-1)

A. The EPC work on Al-Ghallan island includes the following:

1. Construction of production, water injection and produced water disposal wells

2. Laying of pre-assembled pipe racks and manifold

3. Construction of gas lift compressor and glycol dehydration unit

4. Construction of water injection plant

5. Construction of produced water treatment package

6. Installation of gas turbine generators

7. Installation of water-winning pump

8. Construction of coarse filtration package

9. Construction of air compressor and dryer package

10. Construction of chemical injection packages

11. Construction of module technical Rooms

12. Construction of electrical substation

13. Construction of local equipment room

B. EPC work on Umm al-Anbar island includes the following:

1. Construction of booster gas compression package

2. Construction of low pressure gas cooler

3. Construction of crude oil transfer pumps

4. Installation of water-winning pump

5. Construction of coarse filtration package

6. Installation of instrument air compressor and dryer package and receiver

7. Installation of nitrogen generation package and receiver

8. Installation of low pressure flare gas recovery compressor package

9. Construction of electrical substation

10. Construction of module technical Rooms

C. EPC work on Ettouk island includes the following:

1. Construction of produced water treatment package

2. Construction of new produced water disposal header and disposal wells

3. Construction of produced water disposal pumps

D. EPC work on Asseifiya island includes the following:

1. Construction of produced water treatment and re-injection train

2. Construction of produced water booster/disposal and re-injection pumps

3. Construction of electrical substation

b. Subsea Pipelines (Package-2)

1. Laying of a main oil transfer pipeline of 28 inches covering a distance of 47 kilometers from the Upper Zakum field to the main oil processing facility at Zirku island

2. Laying of two 132kv subsea cables, each 19km long

3. Laying of two 132kv subsea cables, each 12km long

4. Installation of a 16-inch oil line stretching 8.4km

5. Installation of 12-inch oil line 7.3km in length

6. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

26 May 2023

UZ1000 Expansion: Development of Surface Facilities: Technical bid submission deadline for the EPC works has been extended from May 18, 2023 to May 29, 2023. (Source: MEED)

16 May 2023

UZ1000 Expansion: Development of Surface Facilities: Technical bid submission deadline for the EPC works has been extended to May 18, 2023. (Source: MEED)

05 April 2023

The following companies are participating in UZ1000 Expansion: Development of Surface Facilities: Tecnicas Reunidas, Petrofac and Saipem.

26 March 2023

Development of Surface Facilities: The tender for the EPC works had been issued by late February 2023 and the technical bid submission date is on April 20, 2023. (Source: MEED)

28 February 2023

Subsea Pipelines: Market sources indicate that the main contract tender is yet to be issued.

09 January 2023

The main contract tender is yet to be issued.

17 October 2022

ExxonMobil is initiating a meeting with ADNOC, regarding the project development.

23 August 2022

The project continues to be on hold and the time frame for its revival is unknown at this juncture.

25 January 2022

The project continues to be on hold.

21 October 2021

The project is still on hold.

11 May 2021

The project has been placed on hold due to investment issues.

29 March 2021

ITB is yet to be issued and the time frame for the same is unknown at this juncture.

31 January 2021

ITB is yet to be issued and the time frame for the same is unknown at this juncture.

02 November 2020

ITB is yet to be issued and the time frame for same is unknown at this juncture.

24 August 2020

ITB is not yet issued and the time frame for same is unknown at this juncture.

17 June 2020

Wood Group has been appointed as the Project Management Consultant (PMC). (Source: MEED)

21 April 2020

ITB is not yet issued and the time frame for same is unknown at this moment. Saipem, Petrofac, Hyundai E&C, L&T Hydrocarbons among the few other's have submitted the PQ documents.

27 January 2020

ITB is expected to be issued in April 2020 with the main contract award by the third quarter of 2021 for both the packages. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022. (Source: MEED)

26 December 2019

The bid submission has taken place on December 23, 2020 for PMC contract and Tier-1 project consultants are understood to have been submitted the bids. (Source: MEED)

01 December 2019

ITB has been issued to Tier-1 project consultants for PMC contract with the bid submission date due on December 23, 2019. (Source: MEED)

26 November 2019

The PQ submission has taken place for main contract on November 25, 2019 and 24 companies understood to have been submitted the pre-qualification documents. (Source: MEED)

31 July 2019

FEED works are progressing as per the schedule and the time frame for completion is unknown at this juncture.

10 May 2019

Tecnicas Reunidas is working as the FEED contractor.