BP is a global company provides energy that fuels growth and services people around the world need today by improving lives in new ways, with fewer emissions.
BP has been present in the Middle East for over 100 years. BP played a significant role in the Abu Dhabi oil industry since the 1930s and was at the forefront of the discovery of oil in the Emirate in 1958.
BP upstream is active in the Middle East in Oman (Khazzan), Iraq (Rumaila), Kuwait (Burgan) and UAE. In the UAE, BP has upstream and midstream activities in Abu Dhabi and a downstream business managed from Dubai. BP net production across the Middle East is currently ca 350,000 barrels of oil/day. With our NOC partners, we are helping to develop ca 5 million barrels of oil/day across the region.
BP’s interests in Abu Dhabi include joint venture partnerships with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and shareholdings in ADNOC Onshore (BP share 10%), ADNOC LNG (BP share 10%), and National Gas Shipping Company Ltd (NGSCO) (BP share 10%). BP’s net share of production from Abu Dhabi is around 170,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) from ADNOC Onshore. BP has a number of secondees in ADNOC and ADNOC Onshore in key technical and leadership positions. BP continue to invest in developing local capabilities including seconding Emirati national staff to different BP locations worldwide and supporting various social investment programmes such as its partnership with Environment Agency Abu Dhabi on the Sustainable Schools Initiative, with Emirates Foundation for Youth Development, with Khalifa University, with Masdar on the Catalyst, the region’s first technology start-up accelerator focused on sustainability and clean technology and with ADNOC supporting social responsibility programme with emphasis on the Western Region.