Shell Development Oman collaborates with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Host an Energy Transition Seminar
Dec 18, 2017
Muscat, Oman – In collaboration with Shell Development Oman (SDO), The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands recently hosted a seminar under the title - ‘Energy Transition in Oman: identifying opportunities for collaboration on renewable energy and energy efficiency’. The seminar was organized under the auspices of H.E. Talal Sulaiman Al Rahbi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Muscat.
Witnessing the participation of representatives from the government, large-scale energy consumers, Dutch and Omani companies and organizations, as well as potential investors and SME support organizations - the seminar was organized with the aim of identifying opportunities for the Netherlands to support Oman in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors; as well as to help the private sector to mobilize and take up the opportunities that were presented at the seminar.
“Wind and solar energy will become more important in the future, as will the efficient use of energy. Oman recognizes this fully; and we were happy to see experts from different sectors exchanging knowledge and expertise in these fields”, elucidated H.E. Laetitia van Asch, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
“Shell Development Oman was pleased to support the seminar, as it enabled participants to engage with industry leadership in discussions that have a direct impact on their future and that of the Sultanate. Our efforts in this regard are complementary to organizations such as the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, and will definitely pave a way to achieve energy efficiency and sustainability”, stated Steven Moerman, Energy Transition Project Manager in Shell Development Oman.
Shell Development Oman is committed to supporting energy transition in Oman. In keeping with this, the company continues to lend its support to initiatives such as the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands’ seminar on Energy Transition, while focusing on delivering its Solar into Schools project and fostering the development of human capital in the energy sector in Oman and.
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