Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The Dh8.8 billion project will provide sustainable water for ADNOC’s onshore operations.


ADNOC and Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) announced yesterday a strategic plan to provide a sustainable water supply for ADNOC’s onshore operations, with an estimated investment approach of up to 8.8 billion dirhams. “ADNOC” and “TAQA” drive sustainability initiatives to deliver long-term value and strengthen their position as responsible energy companies.

The project aims to build a central, world-class seawater treatment facility and transmission network to supply water to the Bab and Bu Hassa fields in Abu Dhabi.

The new facility will be used to replace existing deep saline groundwater systems in both fields, and will reduce energy consumption associated with water injection operations by up to 30%.

The project will be grid-connected and 100% of its electricity needs will be derived from clean energy sources.

ADNOC and TAQA hold 51% stake (25.5% each) in the project company, while the remaining 49% stake is owned by a consortium comprising Orascom Construction SAI and Metito Utilities Ltd.

If the entire project reverts to ADNOC after 30 years, the consortium will arrange financing for the construction and development phase of the project under a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) model.

The project will deliver over 110 million gallons of filtered seawater per day based on “nano-filter” technology through 75 km of transmission pipelines, over 230 km of distribution pipelines and two pumping stations. Water resources are sustainable.

Abdul Moneim Saif Al-Kindi, CEO of ADNOC Exploration, Development and Production, said, “This strategic plan will create great value in conjunction with our ongoing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of (ADNOC’s) operations, reduce and ensure emissions. Our business will maintain momentum in the future as it Improve energy efficiency.” (ADNOC) in offshore operations by replacing low capacity deep saline groundwater systems with a central offshore water treatment facility and water transfer network.

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He added that through the ADNOC project to increase local added value, more than 60% of the project’s value will be reinvested into the local economy during the development and operational phases.

For his part, Jassim Hussain Thabed, Group CEO and Managing Director of TAQA, said: “Given our position as a leading integrated low-carbon utilities company in Abu Dhabi, we are delighted to once again partner with (ADNOC) to provide water treated seawater for (ADNOC) offshore operations. , promoting the UAE’s goals regarding sustainability.

• The project will save 110 million gallons per day of filtered sea water based on “nano-filter” technology.

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