CEO Message
I personally welcome you to our website and trust that the information provided assists you in discovering more about us.

Energy is one of the most important aspects that empowers and enables our everyday lives- one that helps drive the global economy in UAE. We take great pride in being a part of such a dynamic industry.
The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd. (ADCO) is Abu Dhabi’s longest running Oil and Gas Operator, with a long history of achievements. It is one of the companies under the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and is based in the State and Federal Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. Spanning the past seventy-five years, (ADCO) has been at the forefront of the development of Abu Dhabi, under the wise Leadership of the Rulers and Government.

Over the past few years, (ADCO) has seen major transformations that took place within its organization, and 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 British (BP), French (TOTAL), Japanese (JODCO), South Korean GS Energy, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), and China Energy Company Ltd. (CEFC).
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 honored at all times.

At (ADCO), we take great pride in the development of our staff, especially the Emirati workforce who have reached remarkable achievements. We believe in the criticality of staff development and an educated workforce, which play a great role 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 enables us to develop good relationships with them and allows us to support their local cultural activities. In addition to their support provided in protecting and safeguarding the diverse and unique natural environment in which we work. We will continue to work under ADNOC’s Management hand in hand to deliver and be aligned with our sister companies, within the (ADNOC) Group.

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, and encourages you to join us in our great journey.

Saif Ahmed Alghfeli

Chief Executive Officer