Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was established in 1971 to operate in all areas of the oil and gas industry and since then has steadily broadened its activity in establishing companies and subsidiaries and creating an integrated oil and gas industry in the fields of exploration and production, support services, oil refining and gas processing, chemicals and petrochemicals, maritime transportation and refined products and distribution. The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), chaired by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al- Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, formulates and oversees the implementation of Abu Dhabi petroleum policies. During the past years, ADNOC has expanded its business activities, enhanced its competitive position and so managed to become one of the world’s leading oil companies with substantial business interests in upstream and downstream activities, including transportation, shipping, marketing and distribution. ADNOC’s efforts in the exploration and production field have concentrated on assessing undiscovered reserves and optimizing hydrocarbon recovery by improving the reservoir management. Giving top priority to education, ADNOC established a number of institutions that train and develop a qualified UAE cadre for the energy sector. The Petroleum Institute, The Glenelg School of Abu Dhabi, the ADNOC Technical Institute, the Achievers’ Oasis and other scholarship programs are but a few examples of ADNOC’s educational projects. ADNOC has affiliate subsidiary companies that include ADCO, ADMA-OPCO, ZADCO, NDC, Al Dhafra Petroleum Operations Company Ltd., Al Yasat Petroleum Operations Company Ltd., Al Reyadah, GASCO, ADGAS, Al Hosn Gas, ELIXIER, TAKREER, ADNOC Distribution, BOROUGE, FERTIL, ESNAAD, IRSHAD, ADNATCO & NGSCO.
Sector: Oil & Energy
Year Established: 1971
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