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Monday, October 10, 2011

The Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline Project in Fujairah—Latest News

Another Big Project

At the France-Fujairah Forum held in Fujairah on 29 September 2011, Sohail Iqbal sketched out the details on the Abu Dhabi Oil Pipeline, Terminal and Refinery Project in his keynote address on the big development projects that are boosting the expansion of Fujairah.

Here are the main points:


The details of the Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Project (ADCOP) Project:

+ Owner: International Petroleum Investment Company.

+ Location: The pipeline extends from Hadshan, Abu Dhabi to Fujairah.

+ Length: The pipeline is 370 kms in length.

+ Contract Type: Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC).

+ Payment Terms: Lump Sum Turnkey (LSTK).

+ Facility Type: Crude oil pipeline.

+ Capacity: 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil.

Completion Date

The pipeline is expected to be complete by the second quarter of 2012.

Project Facilities

The facilities in this project include the following:

+ A pipe that is 370 km long and 48 inches in diameter.

+ A main pumping station.

+ An intermediate pumping station.

+ A main oil terminal.

+ Three Single Point Mooring (SPM) buoys for deepwater tanker loading at Fujairah.

Onshore Terminal

The details of the onshore terminal:

+ 8 tanks which have a 1 million barrel working volume and diameter of 110m.

+ Loading lines 64 inches (1.5m)

+ 12 ship loading pumps for a loading capacity of 80,000 bbl/hr for each SPM.

+ A fiscal metering station.

+ Focus on safety, fire, environmental protection and technical integrity.

Offshore Facilities

+ 3 SPM for VLCCs with 320,000 DWT.

+ 3 loading lines (48 inches) for 80,000 bbl/hr for each line.

+ Integration with future project requirements of the Fujairah Municipality and the Port of Fujairah.

Other Major Fujairah Projects

The Fujairah Oil Industry Zone-Latest News, FIF, 9 October 2011.

The Developments at the Fujairah Port—Latest News, FIF, 8 October 2011.

Strategic Grain Terminal in Fujairah—Latest News, FIF, 6 October 2011.

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway Between Dubai and Fujairah-Latest News, FIF, 5 October 2011.

France—Fujairah Forum

Several articles have been posted on this France-Fujairah business forum, held in Fujairah on 29 September 2011. Go to this article and follow the links that it includes.

Geoff Pound

More Fujairah news, information, photos and videos are posted on the Fujairah in Focus Facebook Page.

Images: The points and photos are drawn from Sohail Iqbal’s Powerpoint Presentation and are used with thanks.

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