April 6 (Renewables Now) - Green Energy Oman (GEO) has selected Australian engineering group Worley Ltd (ASX:WOR) to support its project for the production of green hydrogen from 25-GW of solar and wind power.
Worley said on Tuesday it will provide concept feasibility study services for the project. The study includes defining the project components and identifying opportunities for employment and development for Omani nationals as well as manufacturing and supply opportunities for local companies across the supply chain.
The engineering group will perform the work from its office in the Omani capital Muscat supported by its Centers of Excellence in Europe.
“Hydrogen has the potential to decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors. This project means Oman can use its renewable energy potential to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia for itself and for export,” said the vice president of Clean Hydrogen at Worley, Hans Dieter Hermes.
With the power from the 25-GW wind and solar complex, GEO plans to produce 1.8 million tonnes of green hydrogen and up to 10 million tonnes of green ammonia per year.
The GEO consortium consists of Oman's state-owned oil and gas company OQ, green fuels developer InterContinental Energy (ICE) and Kuwait's state-backed energy investor EnerTech (ETC).
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