International companies to invest in green hydrogen projects in Oman’s free zones

SourceTimes of Oman
SectorOil & Gas
CountryOman

Muscat: A group of international companies have expressed their interest to invest in clean hydrogen projects in the special economic zones and free zones in the Sultanate. Jalal bin Abdulkarim Al Lawati, from the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ), said that the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones is currently evaluating a number of investment requests in this field. Those companies are showing interest to invest in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (Sezad) and Sohar Free Zone to produce electricity from solar and wind energy as great sources to produce green hydrogen for export.The international interest reflects the Sultanate’s perfect characteristics and being one of the 5 potential destinations for investments in clean energy, according to the studies carried out by ...read more...