Oman and the Netherlands sign an agreement on green energy, including hydrogen


Oman and the Netherlands sign an agreement on green energy, including hydrogen.

Oman, represented by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, and the Netherlands, represented by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of energy green.

The signing took place on the sidelines of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for 2022 (COP27), hosted by Egypt and which took place from November 6 to 18.

The memorandum of understanding reflects the advanced relations between the two countries and their desire to strengthen cooperation in the field of green energy.

The MoU encourages both countries to support their respective companies operating on the ground to identify export and import checkpoints of green hydrogen, associated fuel sources and raw materials, serving as a gateway towards Europe.

The MoU, which explores the potential interests of industries within the green hydrogen value chain, also encourages interaction between the various agencies responsible for implementing energy policy to help exchange of expertise, knowledge and information on green hydrogen.

Meanwhile, the Global Leaders Summit has kicked off in Egypt, which will feature speeches and discussions on climate issues, attended by around 120 Heads of State and Government, international personalities and experts.

Delegated by His Majesty the Sultan, engineer Salem Nasser Al Aufi, Minister of Energy and Minerals represents Oman at this global event.

Today, the summit will include six meetings on three topics: just transition to implementation, food security and innovative financing for climate and development. Tomorrow, the Leaders Summit will include further sessions on investing in the energy future, green hydrogen, water security, climate change and sustainability of vulnerable communities.

The Oman pavilion at the summit saw a number of discussion sessions on climate change. Discussions focused on measures taken to reduce carbon emissions based on the national strategy for an orderly transition to carbon neutrality, green economy and investment in clean energy fields.

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Oman and the Netherlands sign green energy agreement, 7 November 2022

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