Dubai Supreme Council of Energy strengthens cooperation with National Oil & Gas Authority in Bahrain

HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, received a high-level delegation from the National Oil and Gas Authority, in Bahrain, headed by HE Jassim Issa Al Shirawi, Director General of Oil and Gas Affairs and Hisham Zabari, Senior Advisor in the Oil and Gas Authority. This comes within the framework of mutual visits with organisations and entities operating in the energy, oil, and gas sector.

Al Muhairbi welcomed the Bahraini delegation and and emphasised the importance of such meetings which would enhance joint cooperation, as well as the latest developments and best practices in the energy sector.

During the meeting, the parties reviewed the Demand Side Management Strategy that aims to reduce energy and water demand by 30% by 2030, and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to diversify the energy mix so clean energy will generate 75% of Dubai’s total power output by 2050.

The delegation was briefed on the experience of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and its most important programmes and initiatives. This supports the vision of the wise leadership to achieve the Dubai Plan 2021, to make the Emirate a smart, integrated, and connected city that sustainably manages its resources.

During the meeting, Al Muhairbi discussed the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy, which was recently finalised. He also reviewed the results of the Green Mobility initiative, as well as the achievements that were recently made in this field. He stressed the importance of involving the private sector and strategic partners in implementing initiatives to achieve the best results.

At the end of the visit, the Bahraini delegation thanked the officials from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy for their welcome and comprehensive presentation of the Council’s experience in the field of energy, clean energy, and sustainability.