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Gas discovered offshore Abu Dhabi in Eni-operated concession

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ADNOC has announced the discovery of natural gas resources offshore of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Interim results from the first exploration well in Abu Dhabi’s Offshore Block 2 Exploration Concession, operated by Eni, indicate between 1.5 – 2 trillion ft3 of raw gas in place.

This discovery marks the first from Abu Dhabi’s offshore exploration concessions. A consortium led by Eni and PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) were awarded the exploration rights for Offshore Block 2 in 2019 as part of ADNOC’s debut competitive block bid round.

Offshore Block 2 covers an area of 4033 km2 northwest of Abu Dhabi. The discovery in the block was enabled by new insights from the world’s largest combined onshore and offshore three-dimensional (3D) mega seismic survey currently underway in Abu Dhabi.

Drilling operations continue to reach deeper formations to fully unlock the resource volume in Offshore Block 2 and further explore the promising potential across the block as well as across Offshore Blocks 1 and 3 exploration concession areas, which were also awarded to Eni and PTTEP.

This achievement follows the announcement in December 2021 of the discovery of up to 1 billion boe in Onshore Block 4 Exploration Concession, operated by INPEX/JODCO.


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