Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline ADCOP Project

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Summary Information

  • Source: Habshan, United Arab Emirates
  • Destination: Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
  • Ownership: IPIC
  • Website: http://www.ipic.ae/
  • Length: 370 kilometres (200 miles)
  • Capacity: 1.5 Million barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type: Murban Crude Oil

The Route

  • The ADCOP pipeline transports crude oil from Habshan, the collection centre for the bulk of Abu Dhabi's onshore crude oil production, to a new crude oil storage and export facility in Fujairah, a distance of approximately 370 km

Pipeline Status

  • In operation

Project Information

  • Penspen is provided the following services:
    • FEED Review and Endorsement
    • Detailed Design and Engineering
    • Procurement Assistance
    • Project and Construction Management Assistance
    • Installation, Operation and Maintenance Manuals
    • Start-Up and Commissioning Assistance
  • Contracts for the supply of pipes were awarded to Sumitomo Corporation of Japan, Salzgitter Mannesmann International of Germany and Jindal of India.
  • Worley Parsons: Project FEED
  • China Petroleum Engineering Construction Corporation, CPECC: The main EPC contractor
  • Process Group: Pig Handling System - High Pressure Pig Launcher / Receiver Traps


  • 2008 - China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (CPECC) was selected as the EPC contractor for the project
  • 2009 - Contracts for the supply of pipes were awarded
  • 2012 - Oil is fed into the pipeline

Other Information

  • This ambitious project aims to offset reliance on Arabian Gulf oil terminals while reducing shipping congestion through the Strait of Hormuz. To this end, it aims to strengthen overall export capability on the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
  • The project comprises a single 48 inch diameter pipeline, main and intermediate pumping stations, main oil terminal and offshore loading facilities.


  1. IPIC Projects
  2. Penspen Pipeline References
  3. Process Group Oil And Gas Processing References
  4. IPIC awards $460 million contracts for pipe
  5. Oil fed to the initial station of the Abu Dhabi crude oil pipeline
  6. Habshan - Fujairah Pipeline

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