Oman’s Ministry of Energy and Minerals (MEM) announced that it is establishing a national hydrogen alliance under the name of Hy-Fly to support the deployment of clean hydrogen in the country, Times of Oman stated.
According to the statement, Hy-Fly consists of 13 key public and private organizations; including government bodies, oil and gas operators, educational and research institutes as well as ports.
These entities will work together to support and facilitate the production, transport and utilization of clean hydrogen for domestic use and export.
They will also promote clean hydrogen through investments, technologies, policies, and expertise across the whole hydrogen supply chain.
The project will play a key role in supporting the national energy security, decarbonization, and ultimately a successful transition to the green economy.
The alliance will be managed by MEM, the Authority for Public Services Regulation, Petroleum Development Oman, Energy Development Oman, OQ, Oman LNG, BP Oman, Oman Shell and Total Energies Oman, Sultan Qaboos University, GUTech and the ports of Sohar and Duqm.
MEM Undersecretary, Salim Al Aufi said: “The aim of the Hy-Fly is to create a leading national and international industry and Government/public authority alliance to drive the development and deployment of clean hydrogen in line with Oman’s Vision 2040 Energy Diversification Plans.”