Minister of petroleum and Mineral Wealth TAREK El-MOLLA-REUTERS
Egypt, which is one of the member ofD-8 &TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER &EXCHANGE NETWORK(d8tten), has already taken serious steps to join thMinister of petroleum and Mineral Wealth TAREK El-MOLLA-REUTERSe league of hydrogen-producing countries, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek EL Molla said June 9.
Molla was speaking at the 1st Unlocking Industries – Hydrogen in Africa, an event held as part of the German-African Energy Days, which last from June 1 to 10. He announced that a specialized multi-ministerial committee is most recently working on a hydrogen production strategy.
Egypt also has great potential and competitive advantages that enable it to make bold inroads into the hydrogen industry, especially its natural gas resources to support blue hydrogen production, which is necessary both on the short and long runs for effective and economically feasible green hydrogen production, Molla indicated in a press release.
Molla added, Egypt also has a large domestic market of hydrogen consuming industries, not to mention its strategically-located Red sea and Mediterranean ports, long-standing experience in hydrogen production technologies and availability of necessary infrastructure and transportation networks.
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