Operational integration of Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE) and DUSUP: After years of successful partnership, both companies now share their management and human resources, operations and assets.
LNG Terminal import capacity increased by employing a larger Floating Storage Regasification Unit vessel Explorer.
20″ gas line to DPE shore connection point completed. Re-routed Margham condensate flow directly into ENOC refinery. Margham free-flow capacity increased 35%. Commitment to replace current LNG FSRU, thereby assuring LNG’s long term place in Dubai’s fuel mix. 1st LNG Gas Up Cool Down completed.
Margham fuel reduced 63% from previous years following compressor reconfiguration and introduction of new operating modes.
Dubai Integrated Gas Strategy 2030 approved – sets future direction for DUSUP.
Compressors reconfigured for low pressure services to save fuel.
LNG Operations began in Q4. Floating Storage Regasification Unit vessel Golar Freeze chartered to regasify LNG for delivery into the pipeline network
Decree Number 19 of the same year says that DUSUP takes over the ownership of Margham Dubai Establishment, with all rights, commitments and employees transferred to DUSUP.
Margham Field becomes a gas storage facility, injecting imported dry gas for the first time for
re-export during the summer peak demand period.
First gas delivered to Dubai from Qatar by Dolphin Energy
Approval given to implement the Dubai LNG project. Royal Dutch Shell appointed as technical and safety advisors to the project.
First gas from ADNOC.
Margham Dubai Establishment was formed under Decree Number 23 of the year 2000. BP agrees to sell the Margham Field to the Dubai Government , and its concession is cancelled.
ARCO Inc bought by BP plc. Margham Field concession transfers to BP.
Gas Control Station (GCS) built at Jebel Ali Industrial Area -1.
DUSUP was formed under Decree Number 2 – 1992 to produce, receive, collect, transport, refine, store, buy, sell, barter and distribute natural gas, undertake projects required for the transportation of natural gas from suppliers to industrial customers in the Emirate of Dubai.
Agreement reached to import natural gas via pipeline from Sharjah, UAE.
First condensate oil production from Margham Field.
A concession covering an area known as Margham Field was granted to ARCO Inc, a company established in the State of Delaware, USA for the production of light condensate oil.