CEO Message
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Energy is one of the most important aspects that empowers and enables our everyday lives - one that helps drive the global economy in UAE. And, we take great pride in being a part of such a dynamic industry.

The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd is Abu Dhabi’s longest running Oil and Gas Operator, with a long history of achievements, spanning the past seventy-five years and ADCO has been at the forefront of the development of Abu Dhabi, under the wise Leadership of the Rulers and Government. ADCO is a member of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Companies group of Companies, based in the State and Federal Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.

Over the past few years, ADCO has seen a major transformation taken place within its organization that culminated in 2014 with the signing of a new 40 year Concession Agreement.  ADCO’s majority shareholder is ADNOC and its new partners are TOTAL (France), JODCO (Japan) and GS Energy (S. Korea) who all acquired equity in the Joint Venture.  Our Shareholders hold fast to the company’s core values as well as supporting ADCO’s commitment to sustainable production from its onshore oil and gas reserves. ADCO believes in fair and equal treatment of its workforce, including its contractors, and regards transparency, honesty and integrity, accountability, performance excellence and communication as core values that must be honoured at all times. 

At ADCO we take great pride in the development of our staff, especially the Emirati work force who are our future, and we are proud of the achievements we have made.  We see all staff development and an educated workforce as critical to our business success, continuity and in meeting our objectives, obligations to the Government of Abu Dhabi and our Shareholders over the forthcoming forty years.

Our social commitments to the communities we co-share our concession with enable us to develop special relationships with them and allows us to support their local cultural activities as well as assisting us in protecting and safeguarding the diverse and unique natural environment within which we work.

We will continue to work under ADNOC's new management hand in hand to deliver and be aligned with our sister companies, within ADNOC OPCOs.
I personally welcome you to our website and trust that the information provided assists you in discovering more about us, how we work and govern ourselves, encourages you to join us in our great journey.


Saif Ahmed Alghfeli

Chief Executive Officer