Under the patronage of Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla, the Ministry of Petroleum and General Electric (GE), in cooperation with the Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi), organized a workshop to exchange visions on the latest technologies in the field of emissions reduction in various activities of the petroleum sector.
The Ministry of Petroleum aims to achieve its vision and strategy to reduce the carbon footprint in the petroleum sector’s activities and work closely with sector partners to develop and implement realistic initiatives and projects for climate action in preparation for their announcement at the COP 27, which Egypt will host next November in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Head of the Central Administration of the Technical Office at the Ministry of Petroleum Alaa Hagar stated that within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to switch to low-carbon energy sources, work is underway to study all advanced solutions and technologies, and to apply international best practices to reduce emissions in petroleum activities in order to achieve optimal utilization of energy resources.
Meanwhile, Enppi’s Chairman Mohamed Abdel Aziz indicated that the company pays special attention to localizing modern technology in the field of reducing emissions and contributing to improving the environmental performance of the oil and gas sector in Egypt.
Additionally, Mai Abdelhalim, President of GE in Egypt and North Africa, stated that the company has extensive experience and modern programs, which helps it contribute to supporting the petroleum sector to achieve its strategy to reduce emissions.
Abdelhalim pointed out that this workshop is an important step in enhancing cooperation with the petroleum sector, especially in the fields of energy transition and emissions reduction.