Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was established in 1971 to operate in all areas of the oil and gas industry and since then has steadily broadened its activity in establishing companies and subsidiaries and creating an integrated oil and gas industry in the fields of exploration and production, support services, oil refining and gas processing, chemicals and petrochemicals, maritime transportation and refined products and distribution.
ADNOC is a major diversified group of energy and petrochemical companies. The company business is about finding, producing and marketing the natural resources on which the modern world depends. The Group's activities include exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; refining, marketing, supply and transportation, and the manufacture of petrochemicals. ADNOC has expanded its business activities, enhanced its competitive position and so managed to become one of the world’s leading oil companies with substantial business interests in upstream and downstream activities. ADNOC supplies customers with liquefied natural gas (LNG) through its plants.