Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) is developing a major new oil field about 30 km northwest of the city in the Arabian Gulf. The Umm Lulu field will be developed in stages and contains sufficient reserves to eventually reach production of more than 100,000 barrels per day. ADMA-OPCO has already begun awarding contracts for the development of Umm Lulu, with the first major front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract going to the US company, Fluor Corp.
The Umm Lulu development includes six wellhead towers, production facilities, living quarters, infield subsea pipelines and an export pipeline to Zirku Island. The project links up with ADMA-OPCO’s Satah Al-Razboot project (for which Fluor has also been awarded the FEED contract) for further processing at the Zirku Island facilities.