The third edition of the Green Hydrogen Summit Oman has commenced. Hosted by His Excellency Dr. Khamis Al-Jabri, Chairman, Oman Vision 2040. Running until December 14th, 2023, at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center, the event is supported by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. The summit gathers industry leaders, policymakers, and innovators for collaborative discussions on the latest policies, legislation, and cutting-edge technology expediting the energy transition and advancing sustainable energy solutions.
Numerous sessions during the summit will cover key topics in clean energy and energy security. The inaugural session, titled "Oman's Green Hydrogen Mission: From Vision to Action,” it includes representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Minerals and major Omani corporations such as OQ, Asyad, and Hydrom, along with the International Energy Agency.
Commenting on the summit, His Excellency Mohsin bin Hamad Al-Hadhrami, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, stated, "Green hydrogen plays a crucial role in the energy transition, alongside its role in energy security and boosting the national economy. Therefore, in Oman, we are working to accelerate the regulation and adoption of green hydrogen production projects, looking forward to producing one million tons by 2030. This summit provides an excellent opportunity for exchanging experiences and knowledge, attracting investment opportunities in the sector, and paving the way for the roadmap we have set for the future of renewable and sustainable energy."
He added, "Showcasing the latest projects, businesses, and supply chain technologies in the hydrogen sector offers an opportunity for stakeholders to stay updated on sector advancements, in addition to highlighting its role in promoting sustainability."
The summit is anticipated to witness the signing of agreements between companies in the energy and green hydrogen sector. Concurrently, several side events will take place, including a discussion session between Oman, represented by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, and the European Union, addressing energy and green hydrogen topics and exploring collaboration opportunities. In addition to the Energy Executive Circle (EEC), set to bring together global energy leaders for advanced discussions following the conclusion of COP 28 in Dubai, focusing on crucial policies and legislation adopted during of the COP 28.