Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Ltd (ADNOC SOUR GAS) was established by the Emiri Decree no. (03/2010) issued on 1st February 2010. The purpose of the company is to develop the Arab A, B, C and D sour gas reservoirs located in the Shah field, onshore Abu Dhabi. The field was explored in 1966. The development project of the Shah field has included both extraction of the sour gas, liquid hydrocarbons and sulphur from the reservoirs, and the construction and operation of all facilities required to produce, transfer, process, meter, store, transport and deliver the sour gas from the production wells to the delivery points. It has also included marketing sulphur for export abroad. ADNOC SOUR Gas aims to successfully develop and operate the Shah field by utilizing the highest engineering standards, optimal construction and maintenance practices, environmentally sustainable safe operating processes, premier technology and leading competitive strategies.

SSG were awarded a tender to support ADNOC SOUR GAS in the development of the sour gas reservoir ‘Shah’. The contract was initially awarded on an initial 5 year term and extended by a further 3 years.


Since 2009 SSG have provided ADNOC SOUR GAS with a mix of the following services.

  • Drilling Engineering
  • Drilling Supervision
  • Drilling Materials and Logistics
  • Drilling HSE
  • Well Test Engineering
  • Well Test Supervision
  • PVT and EoS
  • Petrophysics
  • Development and Operations Geoscience
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

We are proud to have supported ADNOC SOUR GAS over the last six years and look forward to continuing an already successful relationship.

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