NMDC: Advancing energy transition in United Arab Emirates

Technip Energies and National Petroleum Construction Company, a subsidiary of National Marine Dredging company (NMDC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance energy transition in UAE and other countries in the MENA region.

The MoU was signed at the GASTECH conference on September 21, by NPCC CEO, Eng Ahmed Dhaheri, and Technip Energies CEO, Arnaud Pieton, in the presence of senior officials of both companies.

Commenting the latest news, Yasser Zaghloul, NMDC CEOsaid: “The UAE is committed to taking positive climate change action and drive a robust energy transition strategy for a decarbonized future.”

“This calls for concerted efforts by all organizations to take step up measures to reduce carbon emissions through technologies such as carbon capture and tapping the potential of hydrogen.”

“As a national champion company committed to the nation’s goals, NMDC’s subsidiary NPCC is strengthening efforts to support the nation and the region in energy transition initiatives. The partnership with Technip Energies will further accelerate this.”

The strategic partnership will focus on capturing opportunities in energy transition and on fostering the best engineering practices.

It will also enhance cooperation in blue and green hydrogen and related decarbonization projects, COcapture in addition to industrial projects in the fields of waste-to-energy, biorefining, biochemistry, ammonia as well as other energy transition related themes.

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