Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is a major diversified group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our business is about finding, producing and marketing the natural resources on which the modern world depends.
The Group's activities include exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; refining, marketing, supply and transportation, and the manufacture of petrochemicals. Our integrated upstream and downstream activities are conducted by 14 specialist subsidiary and joint venture companies.
As one of the world's leading oil companies, producing over 2.7 million barrels of oil a day, we are committed to sustainable development, ensuring a harmonious balance between people's needs and the Earth's resources. Our track record in occupational health and safety, and protection of the environment, sets the standards for the rest of the Arabian Gulf.
EMAL is a state of the art aluminium smelter complex supplying the world with high quality metal. The advanced Greenfield smelter in Al Taweelah currently uses DX Reduction Cell Technology to produce 750,000 tonnes of aluminium annually. This will increase to 1.3 metric million tonnes by the end of 2014 upon completion of Phase II and the installation of the new generation DX+ Reduction Technology, making it the largest single site smelter in the world. Approval of a $4.5bn investment for Phase II, combined with the US$5.7bn Phase I joint venture between Dubai Aluminium and Mubadala Investment Company, makes EMAL one of the largest industrial projects in the UAE outside oil and gas and one of the key projects leading the diversification of the UAE’s economy.
EMAL currently supplies 280 customers in 36 countries with high quality aluminium which is available as sow, standard ingots, sheet ingots and extrusion billets. ISO9000 certified sow and standard ingots are traded on the London Metals Exchange. An advanced infrastructure at the Al Taweelah site provides customers with guaranteed, reliable and sustainable production and distribution. The site currently includes a 2000 MW power plant, which will increase to 3,000MW by 2014, carbon plant and flexible casthouse with a wide variety of world class products. A purpose-built wharf at Khalifa Port shortens the supply chain of raw materials direct from sea to smelter.
EMAL uses the most sustainable technologies available worldwide to reduce emissions in line with Environment Agency Abu Dhabi requirements to minimise its carbon footprint. EMAL has created 2,000 jobs with Emiratization at the core of its employment strategy, which will rise to 3,000 upon completion of PhaseII. The company has also introduced scholarship programs to provide technical training for local graduates with guaranteed job opportunities. EMAL's community engagement includes open days for the local community and support for social, sports and cultural organisations.
Total is one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the world, with activities in more than 130 countries. The Group is also a first rank player in chemicals. Its 93,000 employees put their expertise to work in every segment of the industry – exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining and chemicals, supply and marketing, new energies and trading. Total is working to help satisfy the global demand for energy, both today and tomorrow.
As an energy producer and provider, Total is striving to diversify its supply to help meet growing energy demand in the long term. The Group is one of the leaders in the Solar Industry. Total is notably investing and actively taking part in a number of renewable R&D projects, such as solar and biofuels.
As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. In Abu Dhabi, Shell has been active since 1939. Shell is committed to helping with the long-term development of the oil and gas reserves of Abu Dhabi and the development of the Emirate and its people. Shell is in the UAE for the long-term and provides both technical support and investments in the country’s oil industry and the development of its people. Shell pro-actively encourages good business ethics, and is concerned with achieving sustainable development.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. The third-largest U.S. oil and gas company, based on equity market capitalization as of June 30, 2012, Oxy has more than 40,000 employees and contractors in the United States, the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America.
Over one-third of Oxy’s production comes from the Middle East region, where the company has been an active investor for more than four decades. Oxy is one of the largest oil producers in Oman and the second-largest oil producer offshore Qatar. Oxy is a partner in the Dolphin Gas Project — the premier transborder natural gas project in the Middle East, serving markets in the UAE and Oman — and is partnering with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on the Al Hosn Gas Project to develop one of the largest gas fields in the Middle East. The company also has operations in Bahrain, Yemen, Iraq and Libya.
Oxy is committed to safeguarding the environment, protecting the safety and health of employees and neighboring communities and upholding high standards of social responsibility throughout the company’s worldwide operations.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was formed on 1 January, 1992, by a decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum to take over and merge the Dubai Electric Company and the Dubai Water Department that had been operating independently for several years until then. Both these organizations were established in 1959 through the foresight and initiative of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the late Ruler of Dubai, as government supported bodies with the objective of making available to the people of Dubai an adequate and reliable supply of electricity and water.
Today, after near about five decades, DEWA is an inspiring success story known for its efficiency and reliability in every facet of its operations. Constant planning and forecasting to meet the growing demands of the customer has always been DEWA's well entrenched philosophy. Owing to this policy, the Authority has come a long way in serving the customers and thereby making its own contributions to the economic growth of Dubai.
Today DEWA employees a workforce of over 9,000 employees who constantly endeavour to see that both the quantity and quality of services provided are of the highest standards in consistency and reliability. In Dubai, DEWA provides over 600,000 customers with electricity and over 500,000 customers with water.
Thus the expansion continues in order to meet the ever growing demand for electricity and water, and keeping this in mind DEWA continues to maintain its corporate structure and functioning in the most professional and advanced ways to ensure its continued success in the years to come.
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an autonomous institution of public interest. It enjoys legal entity to represent the various business activities of the Emirate's private sector. As per the Chamber law, the Chamber membership is mandatory to practice all sorts of business activities. The Chamber is patronizing the various activities of the private sector and also render best services to members. The Chamber members are updated its services and information along with its regular functions by facilitating to introduce their companies functions. Since its inception in 1969, the Chamber discussed many economic laws and legislation for the economic performance in the Emirate. Being a member in the Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce & Industry, the Chamber played a significant role in drafting such laws and regulations. The Chamber having multi-membership in Arab and world chambers.
ExxonMobil is the world’s leading publicly traded international oil and gas company, providing energy that helps underpin growing economies and improve living standards around the world. Our work in the United Arab Emirates includes oil development and production activities as well as lubricants and petrochemicals marketing for the Middle East and North Africa region.
We are currently working closely with our joint venture partners on a major redevelopment and expansion of the Upper Zakum field using extended reach drilling and an innovative artificial island design.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, began operations in 2003, and in 2010 carried more than seven million passengers. From its hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Etihad serves 86 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, with a fleet of 63 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and 100 aircraft on order, including 10 Airbus A380s, the world’s largest passenger aircraft. For more information, please visit: www.etihadairways.com.