Emirates News Agency – Suhail Al Mazrouei leads Emirati delegation attending ‘Tatarstan Forum on Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals’

KAZAN, 1st September, 2022 (WAM) — Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, is leading a delegation from the United Arab Emirates participating in the “Tatarstan Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Forum”, which is held in Kazan, Tatarstan from August 31 to September 2, 2022.

The conference is attended by Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Ambassador to the Russian Federation, alongside the UAE delegation, which includes representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation , Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Mubadala Investment Company, Mubadala Petroleum and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

During the opening session of the forum, Al Mazrouei reviewed the efforts of the United Arab Emirates to preserve the environment and reduce the impacts of climate change, by investing in advanced technologies and renewable energies and reducing carbon emissions. He underscored the importance of the UAE hosting the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), which will be held in Dubai Expo City.

He praised the close relations between the UAE and Russia, particularly in the areas of energy and industry, and their role within the OPEC+ alliance in maintaining the stability of the global market for energy, in addition to supporting petrochemical industries and attracting related investments.

On the sidelines of the conference, Al Mazrouei met with Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, who hailed the relations between the two countries and the overall cultural renaissance witnessed by the UAE in various fields while emphasizing the virtues of the late Sheikh Zayed. bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Al Mazrouei and Minnikhanov discussed possibilities to improve and develop their countries’ cooperation in various fields, including investment, economy, food security, renewable energy and other areas of mutual interest.

Al Mazrouei also met with Korobchenko Oleg Vladimirovich, Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan, to discuss cooperation opportunities in many business and industrial sectors, in the presence of Dr. Al Jaber and the Emirati delegation.

Rose D. Jones