INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Japan Oil Development Co., Ltd. (JODCO), has commenced oil production from the Umm Lulu Oil Field offshore Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, on October 2, 2014.
The Umm Lulu Oil Field is located approximately 30 km northwest of Abu Dhabi City. INPEX has jointly developed the Umm Lulu Oil Field with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), BP and TOTAL.
In the first development phase, INPEX has commenced oil production from the Umm Lulu Oil Field by utilizing existing facilities of the Umm Al-Dalkh Oil Field, located adjacent to the Umm Lulu Oil Field. Full field development of the Umm Lulu Oil Field is currently in progress, and after completion, the field is expected to produce oil at a peak rate of 105,000 barrels per day.