Exploration and Production

We produce around 3 million barrels of oil per day, and over 9.8 billion cubic feet of raw gas per day, which places us among the largest energy producers in the world.

We are committed to producing a target of 3.5 million barrels of oil per day by 2018, with due consideration of prevailing market conditions, and are constantly researching, developing and implementing innovative technologies and approaches that will enable us to enhance recovery and ensure improved production efficiency.

The following ADNOC businesses are responsible for all aspects of oil and natural gas exploration, evaluation, development and production:


ADNOC Onshore is the leading onshore producer within ADNOC Group.


ADNOC Offshore is responsible for the development and delivery of oil and gas resources in Abu Dhabi waters.


ADNOC Drilling is the largest drilling company in the Middle East. It provides drilling support services, owns and operates an expansive fleet of rigs.

Sour Gas

ADNOC Sour Gas is a market leader in sour gas field development and a major international sulfur producer. We currently produce 1 billion standard cubic feet of gas per day.

Al Yasat Petroleum

Al Yasat Petroleum is ADNOC’s youngest operating company. It is the first joint venture between ADNOC and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

Al Dhafra Petroleum

Al Dhafra Petroleum is an emerging upstream company that is focused on unlocking undeveloped oil and gas potential in the UAE.