The project is an enhancement of the production from the Upper Zakum oil field, one of the largest oil fields in the world located offshore Abu Dhabi.
The Arabian Gulf is, among others, world famous for its massive oil fields, the second largest field being the Upper Zakum Oil Field.
This is where Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Zakum Development Company (ZADCO) have decided to run the Upper Zakum Artificial Islands Dredging and Reclamation Project, a project aiming at building at least four islands from which to drill new oil wells and thus save the cost of constructing steel platforms.
COWI: Overviewing, managing and supervisingCOWI was awarded the Project Management Consultancy (PMC) contract for this huge, new development and is overviewing, managing and supervising the construction work for the whole contract.
As the picture above shows, the project is moving well forward.