Etihad Tubulars, Tenaris’ New Facility in Abu Dhabi

Tenaris has inaugurated its new Abu Dhabi industrial complex, Etihad Tubulars, with a 60 million USD investment. This industrial complex underscores the robustness of the company’s longstanding partnership with ADNOC and reaffirms its commitment to bolstering the ‘Make it in the Emirates’ initiative.

The newly established 200,000 square-meter industrial complex, situated in Abu Dhabi Industrial City (ICAD III) is set to foster new technical and administrative job opportunities for UAE Nationals. It features an industrial training center, meticulously designed for ADNOC engineers, local talents, and partners to enhance their technical skills and knowledge. Additionally, the complex boasts a pipe service yard dedicated to the storage, inspection, and preparation of pipe products; along with an advanced premium OCTG threading facility.

Tenaris Chairman & CEO Paolo Rocca and Chief Operating Officer Gabriel Podskubka were present at the launch of the site accompanied by Yaser Al Mazrouei, ADNOC Executive Director, People, Commercial and Corporate Support, Dr. Saleh Alhashmi, ADNOC Director, Commercial & In-Country Value Directorate, and Salem Bafaraj, ADNOC Vice President, In-Country Value and Industrial Development; senior Tenaris regional executives; delegates from the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology; and international dignitaries.

“ADNOC is committed to strengthening the UAE’s industrial base and Tenaris’ new complex in Abu Dhabi underscores our ongoing efforts to attract leading global companies to locally manufacture critical industrial products. We congratulate Tenaris for opening this complex and look forward to continuing our partnership as we drive sustainable value for the UAE,” Yaser Al Mazrouei, ADNOC Executive Director, People, Commercial and Corporate Support, said.

“We are delighted to be here today in the Emirates to open this latest addition to our global industrial system and strengthen our longstanding partnership with ADNOC,” added Tenaris Chairman & CEO Paolo Rocca. “With this new facility, we will contribute to the UAE’s economic goals and strengthen the service we provide to ADNOC and the local energy industry.”

The industrial complex represents the first of its kind in the UAE to thread full-length premium connections aligning with Tenaris’ Rig Direct® model. This model revolutionizes the tubular supply chain through digitalization, providing a distinctive blend of well-planning services, OCTG field management, and on-site running support.

The industrial facility underscores Tenaris’ commitment to the UAE and its longstanding partnership with ADNOC spanning over 25 years.


About Rig Direct® model

With Rig Direct® model Tenaris partner with oil and gas customers throughout their drilling projects. It begins with well planning, where Tenaris technical experts optimize product selection to maximize performance while streamlining costs. Through supply chain integration, the experts work alongside the customers, producing and delivering exactly what they need whenever they need it.

Tenaris suite of digital tools simplifies and grants transparency to all administrative aspects from call-out to delivery to invoicing. At the rig site, their team provides technical assistance to support well integrity.

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