Oman Green Hydrogen Summit kicked off at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre here on Wednesday
The conference reviews the strategy of the green hydrogen economy in Oman, infrastructure and the incountry value (ICV) in the sector, as well as partnerships, investment and green hydrogen projects. Speaking on the occasion, Eng Salim bin Nasser al Aufi, Minister of Energy and Minerals, stressed that Oman Sustainability Centre specialises in following up the progress made in Oman's efforts to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
The minister said that, with the prime aim of reaching zero neutrality by 2050, key sectors like industry, electricity, transportation, oil and gas and urban planning have been included in the emissions reduction policy
Abdulaziz bin Said al Shidhani, Director-General of Renewable Energy and Hydrogen at the ministry, said that the large turnout of participants from within Oman and abroad is evidence of the great interest in the country's potentials and that the first opportunity to invest in the field of green hydrogen in Oman came around on November 6 and according to the plan, the first project will be announced in the first quarter of 2023.