Oman LNG and Germany’s SEFE finalize LNG supply deal, eye hydrogen cooperation

German-Omani energy partnership is celebrating a new milestone as SEFE Securing Energy for Europe and Oman LNG have signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) for 0.4 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG. With the SPA in place, SEFE becomes the first German company to purchase Omani LNG.

Courtesy of SEFE

With the agreement signed on the sidelines of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024, SEFE and Oman LNG have executed the binding term sheet from August 2023.

The contracted LNG volumes will be delivered from Oman to Germany between 2026 and 2029.

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Hamed Al Naamany, CEO of Oman LNG, said: “The agreement marks a pivotal moment for both Oman LNG and SEFE, symbolizing a profound step towards enhanced collaboration. The SPA stands as a testament to the mutual benefits derived from this partnership. For Oman LNG, it signifies access to new markets, technological advancements from Germany, and broader economic growth opportunities. Meanwhile, SEFE gains a reliable and trusted energy supplier, strengthening its position in the European market.”

Egbert Laege, CEO of SEFE, welcomed the SPA, noting that the partnership diversifies the company’s portfolio and supports its goal to provide Europe with a secure energy supply.

“We look forward to this being the first of many agreements and to developing a trusting partnership in the hydrogen economy in the medium and long term. The Sultanate of Oman is making impressive progress with its ambitious hydrogen strategy,” Laege added.

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