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For the past 50 years, we have set ourselves apart as a pioneer in the UAE and beyond, and have unlocked the potential of energy resources across the region.
Since our start in 1971, we have leveraged our understanding of the Middle East to promote cleaner energy and social sustainability.
At Crescent Petroleum, we are committed to nurturing the region’s youth in our quest to build a more prosperous and inclusive future.
Crescent Petroleum is one of the first companies in the industry to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations by reducing carbon intensity, eliminating waste and offsetting remaining emissions.
Crescent Petroleum has grown and prospered through its people, who always go above and beyond the call of duty. We invest in our people, helping them grow and lead.
Clean-burning natural gas comprises more than 85% of our production, helping displace burning of oil and coal to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions in the KRI.
We are the largest private investor in the KRI natural gas sector with over $2 billion invested in our operations to date, enabling and supporting economic growth.
As part of this commitment, we provide year-round training opportunities to college students and fresh graduates, both in the UAE and the KRI.
It is the culmination of years of effort to improve total process efficiencies and become one of the least carbon-intensive companies in the energy sector.
For more on how you can join this our team and the opportunities across our operations in the region, please visit the Careers section in this website.
Crescent Petroleum is driven by its core values which are built on a strong foundation of operational excellence transparency, loyalty from diverse stakeholders, professionalism and a cultural awareness in the regions that we operate in that has been fostered over the last 45 years.
Significant oil spills across operations since 2018.
Of CO2 emissions avoided since 2008.
Over the last five years to 295k tCO2e.
Reduction in liquid hazardous waste in 2019
Reduction in energy intensity in last five years.
Over the last five years to c. 0.5% by end 2020.
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We excel at unlocking untapped resources by conducting exploration and development programmes across many regions, some under very challenging environments, and transforming local economies within the MENA regions energy sector.
Crescent Petroleum has been operating as a regional upstream and midstream oil and gas company for over forty-five years. It began its activities in the early 1970’s as the first regional, independent, privately-owned Middle Eastern petroleum company to engage in the acquisition, exploration and development of petroleum concessions and the production and sale of crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas.
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