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Abu Dhabi National Energy Company

ADWEA Research Centre
7th Floor
Jawazat Street (Old Passport Street)
Abu Dhabi

Telephone : +971 02 691 4900
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TAQA completes acquisition of BP's North Sea assets 07 June 2013

Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA) has completed the acquisition of BP's UK North Sea oil and gas assets giving the Abu Dhabi-based energy company control of the Harding field. The acquisition is expected to add 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) of production, Taqa said in a statement....

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Key North Sea oil pipeline network faces closures after leaks 07 May 2013

The UK North Sea Brent pipeline system may have to close briefly during repairs to the legs of the Cormorant Alpha platform, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) said on May 6. The system, which carries 90,000 barrels of oil a day from the North Sea, was shut in January and March after oil leaks were detected at the Cormorant Alpha platform, operated by Taqa....

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Flows restart in Brent pipeline system five days after Cormorant Alpha closure 07 March 2013

On March 7, a spokeswoman for TAQA Bratani, the operator of the Cormorant Alpha platform, said: “Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has begun the process of restoring the flow of an estimated 80,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil in the Brent pipeline system following a precautionary shutdown on March 2....

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Cormorant Alpha platform shut down after second leak 04 March 2013

The Cormorant Alpha platform and its pipeline infrastructure were shut down as a precaution following the discovery of a leak in one of the platform legs on March 2. Owner and operator TAQA Bratani said 71 of the 145 staff members on board were removed from the rig....

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North Sea pipeline system reopens 22 January 2013

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company confirmed on January 18 that flows of crude had resumed in the Brent pipeline system following a precautionary shutdown five days earlier after a leak on its Cormorant Alpha platform. The Brent system runs through Cormorant Alpha and was shut after hydrocarbons were detected in one of the platform’s legs. ...

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North Sea pipeline network shut after leak on Cormorant Alpha platform 16 January 2013

The Brent pipeline system, which services up to 27 North Sea oil fields, has been shut down after a leak on the Cormorant Alpha platform, 95 miles north-east of Shetland. Oil and Gas UK - the offshore industry body - said oil transported through the Brent system represented between 5% and 6% of the UK's North Sea oil and gas production....

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BP to sell package of central North Sea assets to TAQA for $1.1 Billion 28 November 2012

BP announced on November 28 that it has agreed to sell its interests in the BP-operated Maclure, Harding and Devenick fields and non-operated interests in the Brae complex of fields and the Braemar field to TAQA (Abu Dhabi National Energy Co) for $1.058 billion plus future payments which, dependent on oil price and production, BP currently expects will exceed $250 million....

Flagship European gas storage project 09 November 2010

Global diversified energy services company Senergy has been awarded a significant contract by Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) to work on a flagship onshore underground natural gas storage project which will significantly enhance the security of energy supply in the Netherlands and other parts of Europe....

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Middle East company enhances footprint in the North Sea 04 August 2009

The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, TAQA Energy has purchased 100% of the share capital of DSM Energy. TAQA Energy will acquire non-operated interests in the pipeline company Noordgastransport B.V. (NGT), three other pipelines and 20 producing oil and gas fields in the Dutch North Sea. ...