GCC Oil and Gas Projects Market 2013

Published: October 2012
No. of Pages: 176
  

A comprehensive overview of the GCC upstream oil and gas, downstream refining and petrochemical sectors, focusing on the projects market

This latest research report provides analysis and insight into the upstream, downstream refining and petrochemical sectors. In addition to individual chapters on the six GCC states, it  provides a forecast for planned investment in the GCC hydrocarbons market up to 2015.

Through this comprehensive report you will benefit from exclusive insight into:

  • Historical data on the GCC hydrocarbons market since 2007
  • Proprietary client and contractor rankings
  • Details on upcoming projects and schedules
  • Key opportunities, challenges and trends

GCC Oil and Gas Projects Market 2013

Table of contents ................................................................................................................................. 2
List of tables  .......................................................................................................................................... 4
List of figures ........................................................................................................................................... 5
1. Preface ................................................................................................................................................ 7

2. Executive summary .......................................................................................................................... 8

3. Introduction ....................................................................................................................................... 10

4. Bahrain .............................................................................................................................................. 23
4.1 Structure ...................................................................................................................................... 23
4.2 Upstream oil ................................................................................................................................. 25
4.3 Gas .............................................................................................................................................. 27
4.4 Refining ........................................................................................................................................ 29
4.5 Petrochemicals ............................................................................................................................. 30
4.6 Projects market ............................................................................................................................. 31
4.7 Contractors .................................................................................................................................. 33

5. Kuwait ................................................................................................................................................. 34
5.1 Structure ...................................................................................................................................... 36
5.2 Upstream oil ................................................................................................................................. 40
5.3 Gas .............................................................................................................................................. 47
5.4 Refining ........................................................................................................................................ 50
5.5 Petrochemicals ............................................................................................................................. 53
5.6 Projects market ............................................................................................................................. 57
5.7 Contractors .................................................................................................................................. 61

6. Oman .................................................................................................................................................. 63
6.1 Structure ...................................................................................................................................... 64
6.2 Upstream oil ................................................................................................................................. 66
6.3 Gas .............................................................................................................................................. 71
6.4 Refining ........................................................................................................................................ 77
6.5 Petrochemicals ............................................................................................................................. 79
6.6 Projects market ............................................................................................................................. 83
6.7 Contractors .................................................................................................................................. 86

7. Qatar ................................................................................................................................................... 88
7.1 Structure ...................................................................................................................................... 88
7.2 Upstream oil ................................................................................................................................. 89
7.3 Gas .............................................................................................................................................. 93
7.4 Refining ........................................................................................................................................ 98
7.5 Petrochemicals ............................................................................................................................. 98
7.6 Projects market ........................................................................................................................... 102
7.7 Contractors ................................................................................................................................ 107

8. Saudi Arabia ................................................................................................................................... 109
8.1 Structure .................................................................................................................................... 109
8.2 Upstream oil ............................................................................................................................... 111
8.3 Gas ............................................................................................................................................ 115
8.4 Refining ...................................................................................................................................... 119
8.5 Petrochemicals ........................................................................................................................... 124
8.6 Projects market ........................................................................................................................... 134
8.7 Contractors ................................................................................................................................ 137

9. UAE ................................................................................................................................................... 142
9.1 Structure .................................................................................................................................... 144
9.2 Upstream oil ............................................................................................................................... 151
9.3 Gas ............................................................................................................................................ 157
9.4 Refining ...................................................................................................................................... 163
9.5 Petrochemicals ........................................................................................................................... 167
9.6 Projects market ........................................................................................................................... 170
9.7 Contractors ................................................................................................................................ 173

List of Tables

Table 1: Planned major oil and gas projects in the GCC, September 2012 ................................................ 21
Table 2: Noga board of directors, August 2012 ........................................................................................... 24
Table 3: Major players in the oil and gas sector .......................................................................................... 25
Table 4: Major Bapco contract awards, 2003-10 ......................................................................................... 29
Table 5: Planned oil and gas projects .......................................................................................................... 32
Table 6: Recent major oil and gas contract awards ..................................................................................... 33
Table 7: SPC board members, appointed February 2010 ........................................................................... 36
Table 8: KPC board members, May 2012 ................................................................................................... 38
Table 9: Export terminals and their storage capacities ................................................................................ 42
Table 10: Selected major KOC oil production increase projects, 2005-11* ................................................. 44
Table 11: Selected major planned KOC projects ......................................................................................... 47
Table 12: EPF gas programme .................................................................................................................... 49
Table 13: Installed refining capacity ............................................................................................................ 50
Table 14: Al-Zour refinery first tender results, December 2006 ................................................................... 51
Table 15: Al-Zour refinery second tender results, April 2008 ...................................................................... 51
Table 16: Projects planned by KNPC .......................................................................................................... 53
Table 17: Main petrochemical producers and units ..................................................................................... 56
Table 18: Major in-house PMC services contract awards, 2007 ................................................................. 58
Table 19: Selected major planned oil and gas projects ............................................................................... 60
Table 20: Major oil and gas contracts under execution, September 2012 ................................................... 62
Table 21: Oil producers, 2010-11 (b/d) ........................................................................................................ 68
Table 22: Oil projects under execution, September 2012 ............................................................................ 69
Table 23: Planned RHIP implementation schedule ..................................................................................... 70
Table 24: Planned Yibal Khuff/Sudair schedule .......................................................................................... 70
Table 25: Planned Budour schedule ............................................................................................................ 70
Table 26: Planned oil projects, September 2012 ......................................................................................... 70
Table 27: Selected gas projects under construction, September 2012 ....................................................... 74
Table 28: Planned gas projects, September 2012 ....................................................................................... 77
Table 29: Planned refinery projects ............................................................................................................. 79
Table 30: Current and planned petrochemical projects in Oman ................................................................ 82
Table 31: Planned oil and gas projects, September 2012 ........................................................................... 84
Table 32: QP board members, September 2012 ......................................................................................... 89
Table 33: Oil fields ...................................................................................................................................... 92
Table 34: Qatargas and RasGas LNG ventures .......................................................................................... 95
Table 35: Al-Khalij and Barzan upstream gas developments ...................................................................... 96
Table 36: Oryx GTL and Pearl GTL ventures .............................................................................................. 97
Table 37: Mesaieed and Laffan refineries ................................................................................................... 98
Table 38: Planned packages and original tendering schedule on the Shell/QP project, April 2012 .......... 105
Table 39: Planned major downstream projects, September 2012 ............................................................. 106
Table 40: Major oil and gas projects under construction, September 2012 ............................................... 108
Table 41: Saudi Aramco board members* ................................................................................................. 110
Table 42: Estimated oil field capacities, 2011 ............................................................................................ 113
Table 43: Key export terminals .................................................................................................................. 114
Table 44: Major oil and gas projects under construction, September 2012 ............................................... 118
Table 45: Existing Aramco refineries ......................................................................................................... 121
Table 46: Planned and under construction refinery projects ..................................................................... 124
Table 47: Petrochemical producers by output, 2010 ................................................................................. 125
Table 48: Ethylene capacity, 2008-11 (‘000 t/y) ........................................................................................ 126
Table 49: Planned and under construction projects at Sabic, September 2012 ........................................ 129
Table 50: EPC packages awarded under the PetroRabigh 2 project, September 2012 ............................ 130
Table 51: Selected Sadara construction awards, September 2012 ........................................................... 131
Table 52: Non-Sabic and Aramco petrochemical projects under execution, September 2012 ................. 133
Table 53: Planned oil and gas projects ...................................................................................................... 137
Table 54: The five signatories to the GES+ initiative ................................................................................. 140
Table 55: Selected major contracts awarded under the GES+ programme .............................................. 141
Table 56: Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), June 2011 ........................................................................ 145
Table 57: Major oil and gas operating companies ..................................................................................... 150
Table 58: Abu Dhabi oil producers ............................................................................................................ 155
Table 59: Refineries, September 2012 ...................................................................................................... 164
Table 60: Existing and planned oil storage capacity in Fujairah, 2012-14 (‘000 cubic metres) ................. 167
Table 61: Main construction packages on the Borouge 3 expansion ........................................................ 169
Table 62: Selected major planned oil and gas projects ............................................................................. 173
Table 63: The 10 largest oil and gas contract awards, 2009-12* .............................................................. 175

List of Figures

Figure 1: GCC oil reserves, 2011 ................................................................................................................ 10
Figure 2: GCC gas reserves, 2011 .............................................................................................................. 11
Figure 3: Major GCC oil and gas awards, 2006-11 ..................................................................................... 12
Figure 4: Breakdown of GCC oil and gas awards by state, 2006-11 ($m) .................................................. 13
Figure 5: Breakdown of GCC oil and gas awards by state and year, 2006-11 ............................................ 14
Figure 6: Breakdown of GCC oil and gas awards by sector, 2006-11 ($m) ................................................ 15
Figure 7: Top GCC oil and gas clients by major contract awards, 2006-11 ................................................ 16
Figure 8: Major GCC oil and gas contracts under execution by contractor, September 2012 ..................... 17
Figure 9: Unawarded major oil and gas projects in the GCC, September 2012 .......................................... 19
Figure 10: Forecast major oil and gas awards in the GCC, 2011-15 ........................................................... 20
Figure 11: Forecast major oil and gas awards in the GCC by state, 2011-15 ............................................. 21
Figure 12: The 2007 exploration bid round .................................................................................................. 26
Figure 13: Oil production, 2006-11 .............................................................................................................. 27
Figure 14: Gas production, 2006-11 ............................................................................................................ 28
Figure 15: Sitra refinery production, 2006-11 .............................................................................................. 30
Figure 16: Major oil and gas contract awards, 2006-11 ............................................................................... 31
Figure 17: Forecast oil and gas major contract awards, 2011-15 ................................................................ 33
Figure 18: Oil fields ..................................................................................................................................... 40
Figure 19: Gathering centre and booster station infrastructure ................................................................... 41
Figure 20: Pipeline and export infrastructure ............................................................................................... 42
Figure 21: Oil production, 2006-11 .............................................................................................................. 43
Figure 22: Gas consumption and production, 2006-11 ................................................................................ 48
Figure 23: Petrochemical production, 2006-11 ............................................................................................ 54
Figure 24: Role of Equate in the local petrochemical sector ....................................................................... 55
Figure 25: Oil and gas contract awards, 2006-11 ........................................................................................ 58
Figure 26: Oil and gas contract awards by sector, 2006-11 ($m) ................................................................ 59
Figure 27: Forecast oil and gas major contract awards, 2011-15* .............................................................. 60
Figure 28: Oil and gas blocks ...................................................................................................................... 66
Figure 29: Oil production, 2006-11* ............................................................................................................. 67
Figure 30: Domestic gas production, 2006-11 ............................................................................................. 72
Figure 31: LNG exports, 2006-11 ................................................................................................................ 73
Figure 32: Khazzan gas reserves ................................................................................................................ 75
Figure 33: Gas supply outlook, 2009-25 ...................................................................................................... 76
Figure 34: Refinery production and local consumption, 2006-11 ................................................................ 78
Figure 35: Major oil and gas contract awards, 2006-11 ............................................................................... 83
Figure 36: Major oil and gas awards by sector, 2006-11 ($m) .................................................................... 84
Figure 37: Forecast oil and gas major contract awards, 2011-15 ................................................................ 86
Figure 38: Total energy production, 2005-11 ............................................................................................... 88
Figure 39: Oil and gas fields ........................................................................................................................ 90
Figure 40: Oil production, 2006-11 .............................................................................................................. 91
Figure 41: Actual and forecast oil production, 2005-26 ............................................................................... 91
Figure 42: North field wellhead gas production, 1995-2015, billion cf/d ...................................................... 93
Figure 43: LNG exports, 2005-15 ................................................................................................................ 94
Figure 44: QP’s NGL production, 2011 (t/d) ................................................................................................ 97
Figure 45: Proposed layout of the QP/Shell petrochemical complex ......................................................... 101
Figure 46: Oil, gas and petrochemical contract awards, 2006-11 ............................................................. 102
Figure 47: Forecast oil, gas and petrochemical contract awards, 2011-15 ............................................... 103
Figure 48: Oil and gas fields ...................................................................................................................... 111
Figure 49: Saudi Aramco oil production, 2007-11 ..................................................................................... 115
Figure 50: Aramco gas production, 2007-11 ............................................................................................. 116
Figure 51: Domestic oil and petroleum product consumption, 2007-11 .................................................... 120
Figure 52: Sabic subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................... 128
Figure 53: Oil and gas contract awards, 2006-11 ...................................................................................... 134
Figure 54: Oil and gas contract awards, by segment, 2006-11 ($m) ......................................................... 135
Figure 55: Forecast oil and gas awards, 2011-15 ..................................................................................... 136
Figure 56: Top EPC contractors by contracts under execution, January 2012 ......................................... 138
Figure 57: Oil and gas fields ...................................................................................................................... 143
Figure 58: Structure of Abu Dhabi’s oil and gas industry ........................................................................... 144
Figure 59: Oil production, 2007-11 ............................................................................................................ 152
Figure 60: Abu Dhabi oil production by field (b/d) ...................................................................................... 154
Figure 61: Blocks covered by the Korean/Adnoc concession agreement ................................................. 157
Figure 62: Gas production and consumption, 2001-11 .............................................................................. 158
Figure 63: Gasco’s gas processing plants (t/d) ......................................................................................... 159
Figure 64: LNG import and export capacity, 2008-16 (million t/y) ............................................................. 162
Figure 65: Dolphin gas pipeline network .................................................................................................... 163
Figure 66: Actual and planned refining capacity, 2010-18 ......................................................................... 165
Figure 67: Borouge expansion programmes ............................................................................................. 169
Figure 68: Oil and gas contract awards, 2006-11 ...................................................................................... 171
Figure 69: Forecast major oil and gas contract awards, 2011-15 .............................................................. 172

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