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.
ExxonMobil is the world’s leading publicly traded international petroleum and petrochemical company with operations in more than 45 countries.
As a result of our proven business model, ExxonMobil has established competitive advantages that are evident across all three of our business lines – Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical. These competitive advantages - a balanced portfolio, disciplined investing, high-impact technologies, operational excellence, and global integration - set us apart from industry and uniquely position ExxonMobil to meet the world’s energy challenges. We are proud to be a leader in providing reliable, affordable energy in a safe, secure, and environmentally responsible way.
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. Abu Dhabi plays a vital role in supplying the world’s growing energy needs. With its industry-leading technical expertise, ExxonMobil, working with ZADCO and ADCO, is committed to the application of the technologies that will help meet this challenge.
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.
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.
Founded in 1999, First Solar is the world’s premier provider of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions.
Having constructed and commissioned many of the world’s largest, state-of-the-art PV power plants in operation today, we have established a portfolio of customers that include some of the world’s most sophisticated energy buyers.
First Solar is continually advancing the entire solar value chain, including project development; financing; module manufacturing; grid integration and forecasting; engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); and operations and maintenance (O&M) ensuring maximum value and the least amount of risk for our customers.
First Solar’s systems operate with no water, air emissions, or waste stream. On a life cycle basis, they boast the smallest carbon footprint and the fastest energy payback time of any PV technology while providing the most advanced PV solutions to today’s contemporary energy problems
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Qatar Petroleum (QP) is a state-owned public corporation established by Emiri Decree No. 10 in 1974. It is responsible for all phases of the oil and gas industry in Qatar.
The principal activities of QP, its subsidiaries and joint ventures are the exploration, production, local and international sale of crude oil, natural gas and gas liquids, refined products, synthetic fuels, petrochemicals, fuel additives, fertilizers, liquefied natural gas (LNG), steel and aluminium. The principal place of business of QP is the State of Qatar.
QP’s strategy of conducting hydrocarbon exploration and development are through Exploration and Production Sharing Agreements (EPSA) and Development and Production Sharing Agreements (DPSA) concluded with major international oil and gas companies.
The operations and activities of QP and its affiliates are conducted at various onshore locations, including Doha, Dukhan and the Mesaieed and RasLaffan Industrial Cities, as well as offshore areas, including Halul Island, offshore production stations, drilling platforms and the North Field.
Thriving on a spirit of enterprise, each of our joint ventures is underpinned by transparency, innovation and high standards of quality and service. At QP, we are committed to one thing above all: Excellence.
Etihad Rail was established in June 2009 under United Arab Emirates Federal Law no. 2, with a mandate to manage the development, construction and operation of the national freight and passenger railway network.
The railway network will be built in phases to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, as well as to form a vital part of the planned Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) railway network linking the six countries of the GCC.
Built to international standards, Etihad Rail’s state of the art network will act as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development. Once complete, the railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient, sustainable network that will connect all regions of the UAE, and the UAE to its wider GCC neighbours.
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The authority manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The authority supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key authority role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.
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.