Our history

Our history

Dragon Oil is an upstream oil and gas company, a privately held and wholly owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) L.L.C.

Late 19th century

Oil discovered in the Cheleken peninsula onshore as far as in the 1st century BC, is extracted for export and barter.

The Cheleken peninsula is a continuation of the Apsheron Ridge, which is a prolific hydrocarbon play extending from the Apsheron Peninsula in Azerbaijan to the Cheleken Peninsula in Turkmenistan. The ridge divides the South Caspian Basin from the Middle Caspian Basin.

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