Oman Shell: Powering Oman’s Net-Zero Transition Goal
With a comprehensive sustainability agenda and a strong energy transition strategy as well as a committed target of net-zero emissions by 2050 in line with the society, Oman Shell’s sustainable business is leading the energy transition journey and engagements on renewables with relevant stakeholders.
As the world progresses boldly towards the larger goal of making energy more sustainable, available, affordable, and cleaner, local companies are altering their business narratives to fit the title. His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik in a recent meeting of the Council of Ministers at Al Barakah Palace reviewed domestic, regional, and international developments to this effect. As part of Royal attention to improve environmental performance and alleviate the impact of climate change, the year 2050 has been set as a date for net zero carbon emissions in the Sultanate of Oman. A national plan has been drafted to achieve this goal, along with the setting up of Oman Sustainability Centre to undertake the supervision and follow up of zero carbon emission plans and initiatives.
In line with Oman’s Net Zero objective, Oman Shell is setting a strong example in the country, steering its developmental axis towards the target of net zero emissions by 2050.
With local authorities incorporating sustainability measures into policies and plans of national interest, the responsibility is on every sector, most importantly energy, to develop and execute strategies that have the interests of the nation, the region, and the world at large. On its part, Oman Shell has and continues to be an active player in the country’s energy spectrum. It is working towards delivering more renewable and low-carbon energy options for customers through investments in wind, solar, electric vehicle charging, and hydrogen.....