Middle East

French energy group joins UAE Green Hydrogen Aviation Fuel Project

French global major energy group TotalEnergies has joined United Arab Emirates (UAE) sustainable and clean energy company Masdar and Germany’s Siemens Energy, in a project to use green hydrogen to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The three groups signed the collaboration agreement on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2022. The partners will now co-develop a green hydrogen production demonstrator …

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Saudi Arabia – Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Based Transport

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia signed eight Memoranda of Understanding on Thursday with a number of entities for implementing pilot projects for hydrogen fuel cell based cars, buses and trains, transportation applications and sustainable jet fuel production in selected areas and on roads in various cities of the kingdom. The minister of …

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Saudi Arabia Considers Nuclear-Powered Hydrogen

UAE aims to produce 1 mil mt/year of hydrogen from nuclear power Low-carbon hydrogen part of oil exporters’ diversification policies Saudi Arabia could produce hydrogen-powered by nuclear energy, as part of a push by the world’s largest exporter of crude to diversify its economy away from hydrocarbons, the kingdom’s energy …

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Seoul, Abu Dhabi to expand Hydrogen ties amid UAE’s post-oil transition

DUBAI ― Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will strengthen their bilateral partnership in transitioning to a hydrogen economy. Korea’s strength in hydrogen vehicles and fuel-cell industries and the UAE’s potential to produce clean hydrogen will create a synergy, President Moon Jae-in said Sunday.Moon made the remarks during a …

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BP and Oman form renewable energy and H2 Strategic partnership

BP and the Ministry of Energy and Minerals in Oman signed a Strategic Framework Agreement and a Renewables Data Collection Agreement which will support the potential development of a multiple gigawatt, world-class renewable energy and green hydrogen development in Oman, by 2030. As part of the agreement, BP will capture …

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UAE – Hydrogen to create New Opportunities – Jobs

UAE – Hydrogen will lead to new opportunities and jobs, a top UAE minister has said during the 12th session of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) Assembly held virtually in Abu Dhabi. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, said hydrogen will play a critical role in the …

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Is the Middle East poised to become a Hydrogen Hub?

Climate change and the energy transition have been top of the agenda for the energy industry, with discussions at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, and ADIPEC 2021 focusing heavily on how to move to a lower-carbon future. A recurring topic in these discussions has been hydrogen, be it green, blue, …

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UAE and UK to Explore Hydrogen Collaboration

DUBAI: A green hydrogen collaboration between the UAE and the UK is to be explored in a new research paper sponsored by the financial institution HSBC, WAM reported. This comes as part of a joint commitment between the Dubai-based international platform World Green Economy Organisation, or WGEO, and the sustainability consultancy …

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The Dakar Rally to Feature First Hydrogen Car In 2024

The Dakar Rally is making a big push to feature alternatively-powered vehicles in the iconic competition. This year has Audi debuting the Dakar’s first electric entrant while the truck class has hydrogen and hybrid vehicles for the first time. 2022 is just the first step of this push. During the …

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Jordan Among Arab Countries In Energy Transition

AMMAN — Jordan is among leading Arab countries in the energy transition, which can be seen in the Kingdom’s use of renewable energy to meet more than 20 per cent of its power needs, Secretary General of the Arab Renewable Energy Commission (AREC) Mohammad Taani said. Speaking at a recent …

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