OMV to buy stake in Abu Dhabi Oilfields
As per the deal, the Austrian firm will buy the stake in Satah Al Razboot (with the satellite fields Bin Nasher and Al Bateel) and Umm Lulu as well as the associated infrastructure for $1.5 billion, said a statement from the company, Trade Arabia reported.
The signing of the transaction documents is expected by the end of this month. A leading producer of oil and gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions, OMV Group boasts sales of €20 billion and a workforce of around 20,700 employees in 2017. In the upstream sector, OMV has a strong base in Romania and Austria and a balanced international portfolio, with the North Sea, the Middle East and Africa, as well as Russia as further core regions. Its 2017 daily production stood at approximately 348,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.