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Pact to explore projects in green steel, aluminium and renewable energy signed

Image Source: The Economic Times In a strategic move to strengthen bilateral ties and drive sustainable development, the Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) and prominent Omani institutions have sealed a landmark agreement with leading counterparts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This pact, aimed at propelling green industries and renewable energy sectors, stands as a […]
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Major Green Hydrogen Project Coming to Oman

Image Source: Hydrogen Tech World A consortium led by Actis and Fortescue has been awarded rights to develop a large-scale green hydrogen project in Oman. This significant development marks a crucial step towards Oman’s ambitious green hydrogen strategy. Project Details: The project is currently in the feasibility stage and could involve building up to 4.5 […]
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Resource assessment underway at Hydrogen Duqm project site

Image Source: Oman Sustainability Week An evaluation of solar and wind resources – a critical first step in the development of any green hydrogen project – is currently underway in Block Z1-02 allotted to Hydrogen Duqm LLC in the Wilayat of Duqm, according to a high-level official associated with the project. Christophe Comte, Senior Business […]
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Oman LNG Signs Landmark Deal with Japanese Firms for Cleaner Energy Future

Image Source: Renewable Now Oman LNG has taken a major step towards a more sustainable future by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hitachi Zosen Corporation (Hitz) and Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI). This agreement marks a significant milestone in Oman LNG’s commitment to innovation and reducing its carbon footprint. Key Points: Focus on […]
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Launch of Green Energy Oman project eyed in early 2030s

Green Energy Oman (GEO), one of the biggest green hydrogen projects planned for implementation in the Sultanate of Oman, is slated to come on stream sometime in the early part of the next decade, according to energy supermajor Shell. GEO, backed by a multinational consortium with Shell as its lead operating partner, is among six […]
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IEA advises Oman on becoming a low-carbon hydrogen producer

Image Source: ResearchGate The IEA predicts that Oman could become the sixth-largest exporter of hydrogen globally by 2030. The IEA has issued a report to Oman’s Minister of Energy and Minerals, Salim Al Aufi, on the country’s capacity to become a low-emissions hydrogen supplier by 2030. The report is the first to analyse renewable hydrogen […]
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OQ Gas Networks Partners With Fluxys To Advance Hydrogen In Oman

Image Source: Fluxys OQ Gas Networks (OQGN), Oman’s gas transportation company, has taken a significant step toward advancing low-carbon energy infrastructure in the country. The company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fluxys, a Belgian-based energy infrastructure group, to explore collaborations in hydrogen and carbon dioxide (CO2) infrastructure projects within Oman. OQGN’s Managing […]
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Further boost for Vale’s ‘Mega Hub’ plan in Oman

Image Source: Fitch Solution Brazilian mining conglomerate Vale’s recent announcement that it had successfully launched the world’s first iron ore briquette project at Vitoria in the southeast of Brazil, represents a further boost for its goal to establish a low-carbon ‘Mega Hub’ at Duqm in the Sultanate of Oman. Vale SA, the world’s largest iron […]
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Oman awards hydrogen blocks to Kuwaiti company

Image Source: Oman Sustainability Week Hydrogen Oman (Hydrom) has granted one of Oman’s initial hydrogen blocks to EnerTech Holding Company, a Kuwaiti state-owned company focused on clean energy investment and development. EnerTech is also a founding partner of the international consortium, Green Energy Oman (GEO). According to a press statement by EnerTech, the GEO consortium, which includes EnerTech, […]
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Potential for commercialization of Oman ‘green mineral’ resources

Image Source: ScienceDirect Mineral ores at the heart of modern technologies driving the global energy transition can be found in abundance in the Sultanate of Oman, says the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. Sustainable commercialisation of these ores can help unlock substantial deposits of nickel, lithium, cobalt, rare earth minerals, Platinum Group Metals (PGMs), copper, […]
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