MOSCOW (MRC) -- Saudi Aramco is planning to develop a new green hydrogen and ammonia production unit in Saudi Arabia, said the company.
The Saudi Arabia-based firm has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with conglomerate Modern Industrial Investment Holding Group and green hydrogen specialist Intercontinental Energy. These plans were announced at the Future Investment Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The Company is pursuing investment opportunities in projects that could potentially reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, following the recent announcement of its ambition to achieve net-zero Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions across its wholly-owned operated assets by 2050.
Details of new initiatives were outlined as global leaders and investors gathered at the Future Investment Forum to discusses the future of venture capital and key issues facing the world. The company did not disclose details on capacity, location or the scale of the proposed project.
As it was said earlier, Aramco, Air Products, ACWA Power and Air Products Qudra have signed a deal for the asset acquisition and project financing of a USD12bn air separation unit (ASU)/gasification/power joint venture (JV) at Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia. Aramco via its subsidiary Saudi Aramco Power Company (SAPCO) has a 20 percent share in the JV; Air Products 46 percent; ACWA Power 25 percent; and Air Products Qudra 9 percent. Moreover, Air Products’ total ownership position is 50.6 percent by owning an additional 4.6 percent through Air Products Qudra.
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Saudi Aramco, officially the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, is a Saudi Arabian national oil and natural gas company based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Aramco's value has been estimated at up to USD10 trillion in the Financial Times, making it the world"s most valuable company. Saudi Aramco has both the largest proven crude oil reserves, at more than 260 billion barrels, and largest daily oil production.