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Emerson and ADNOC partner to leverage local manufacturing opportunities in UAE

Emerson and ADNOC sign a strategic partnership to leverage local manufacturing opportunities in UAE. (Image source: Emerson)

Emerson, a global technology and software company, and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have partnered to explore Emerson’s manufacturing capabilities and other solutions to strengthen the oil and gas sector in the country

A visibility study will be conducted on Emerson’s current manufacturing capabilities and other solutions that can be leveraged by ADNOC under this partnership.

Vidya Ramnath, president of Emerson Middle East & Africa, and Dr Saleh Al Hashmi, director of commercial & in-country value at ADNOC, signed Strategic Collaboration Agreements and Letters of Intent at ADIPEC.

“We are delighted to partner with ADNOC to explore avenues and leverage our existing local manufacturing of equipment in the UAE, and we look forward to contributing to the development of the energy sector in the nation. We will continue to explore future opportunities for strengthening our collaboration with ADNOC,” said Ramnath.

Under the agreements, areas of exploration will cover existing and potential local manufacturing capacities for valves and different ranges of instrumentation – including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Machine Condition Monitoring (MCM) Systems and their associated accessories - in the UAE. Local manufacturing of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Emergency Shutdown Systems (ESD) will also be explored.