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Green Hydrogen Summit Oman and Exhibition 2023 (GHSO)

Following the overwhelming response, we are pleased to host the third edition; Green Hydrogen Summit Oman and Exhibition 2023 (GHSO). Read More


Executive Summary

Following the avid response to the first edition, the second Green Hydrogen Summit Oman and Exhibition 2022 (GHSO) was held during December 5-7 was held in Muscat under the patronage of His Excellency Eng. Salim bin Nasser Al Aufi, Oman’s Minister for Energy and Minerals.

The second edition addressed all aspects of the hydrogen value chain, encompassing production, transportation, and storage challenges as well as applications. Other topics included carbon capture, storage and utilization (CCUS), electrolyser technologies, certificates of origin, carbon pricing & carbon credits. policy frameworks and bankability criteria and safety requirements among a host of other topics.

The event brought together decision-makers and energy industry stakeholders from countries across the world.

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Summit Agenda
Who's Speaking?
Keynote Speakers
H.E Eng.Salim Al Aufi

Minister of Energy and Minerals - Sultanate of Oman

Technical Speakers
Mr. Devon Hyver

Director Sales and Market Development

Mrs. Nahla Abid

Bureau Veritas Vice President, Sales & Strategy

Mr. Jochen Bard

Chief Executive Alternative Energy

Mr. Khalid Oumejjoud

Managing Director - PSM Thomassen Gulf

Mr. Philippe Lavagna

Product Account Manager

Mrs. Erika Niino-Esser

Business Developer and Technical Specialist

Mr. Farkas Patrik

Market Development Manager

Prof. Michael Modigell

Independent Consultant

Dr. Peter Gless

Senior Business Development Manager

Mr. Martin Weng

Managing Director

Mr. Nasser Al Rizeqi

Director of Hydrogen Policies & Strategies Department

Mr. Jonathan Carpenter

Vice President,
New Energy Services,


Mr. René Sejer Laursen

ABS Director
Fuels & Technology
Global Sustainability Copenhagen

Mr. Yasser Taqi


Dr. Saif Al Ghafri

University of Western Australia, Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Center

Dr. Ahmed Al Hatrooshi

Project Manager, Sur Hydrogen Cluster Pre-feasibility Study. at HyFly PMO office,

Mr. Maxime Saliez

Policy Advisor
Federaal minister van Energie Ministre fédéral de l'Energie

Mr. Jérémie Esquier

Power-to-X Market Director within the Carbon Free Solutions Business Line

Mr. Giovanni Sarti

Strategic DTI Manager for Hydrogen fueled Gas
Turbines and Systems
Baker Hughes Climate

Mr. Juergen Meinhard

Head of Department
Analytical Services
Fraunhofer (ISC)

Dr. Martin Peters

Head of Department
Materials Chemistry
Fraunhofer (ISC)

Strategic Speakers

Mrs. Najla Al Jamali

Chief Executive Officer
OQ Alternative Energy

Mr. Paul Bogers

Vice President Hydrogen

Mr. Reggy Vermeulen

Port of Duqm

Mr. Hayashi Nobumitsu

Governor, Japan Bank Intl Cooperation

Mr. Kishor Rajhansa

Chief Operations Officer Global Carbon Council

Mr. Matteo Trascinelli

Vice President – Global Business Development Manager, ABB Energy Industries

Mr. Pierre-Etienne FRANC

Co-founder & Chairman,
FiveT Hydrogen Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kenichiro Kitamura

Chief Representative for the Middle East, Dubai Representative Office, Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Mr. Javier Doblas

Partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Energy & Climate

Mr. Nico van Dooren

Director New Business, Port of Rotterdam Authority

Dr. Werner Ponikwar

CEO, Thyssenkrupp

Mrs. Ellen von Zitzewitz

Deputy Director Bilateral Energy and Climate Cooperation German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

Mr. Felipe Arbelaez

Senior vice president
hydrogen & CCS, bp

Dr. Kerry-Ann Adamson

Global Strategic Advisor
Hydrogen, Worley

Mr. Thomas van Lith

Vice President Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Deutsche Bank

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Mr. Tom Clarke

GM Commercial and New Business Development Oman

Mr. Abdulaziz Al Shidhani

Director General of Green Hydrogen and Renewable, Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Sultanate of Oman

Mr. Damien Eyriès

Vice President - Green Hydrogen Value Chain Business Unit, Technip Energies

Mr. Matthias Schimmel

Project Manager Energy Cooperation with the Gulf region, Associate Director, Guidehouse

Mr. Vikram Kapur

Chief Growth Officer, ReNew Power

Mr. Tom Costa

Technical advisor,

Dr. Hans Dieter Hermes

Vice President Hydrogen,

Mr. Ghalib Al Maamari

Vice President-Low Carbon Molecules,

Mr. Khalil Al Balushi

Vice President Marine
Asyad Shipping

Mr. Emile Hoogsteden

Chief Executive Officer,

Mr. Essam Al Sheibany

Vice President - Sustainability, ASYAD

Mrs. Julie Shuttleworth

Global Growth,
Fortescue Future Industries

Mr. Khalid Al Barwani

Deputy General Manager, Wholesale Banking
Bank Nizwa

Mr. Mansur Zhakupov

Vice President - Hydrogen;

Mr. Erik Solheim

Chaiirman of the green Hydrogen Development Plan (GHDP),
Green Hydrogen Organisation


Dr. Abdullah Al Abri

Energy & investment Consultant IEA

Mr. Oliver Phillips

Middle East & Africa Lead, Sustainable Finance, Standard Chartered Bank

Mr. Kamal Abi-Salloum

VP Hydrogen MENA,

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Dr. Khalil Al Hanashi

Energy Renewal
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

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Mr. Steve Phimister

Managing Director
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

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Mr. Ahmed Al-Nadabi

Acting Chief Regulatory Officer Oman Electricity Transmission Company

Mr. Daniel Rathwell

Head of UK Export Finance for Oman & Qatar

Mr. Ahmed Osman

Regional Business Development

Mr. Zahran Al Abri

ICV Development Manager, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

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Mr. Cédric Roux

Green Hydrogen Technical Manager,

Mr. Ahmed Hababou

Vice President of Green Hydrogen,
Air Products

Mr. Javier Lopez Carvajal

Vice President of Clean Energy,
OQ Alternative Energy

Mr. Paul Wallace

Team Leader for
Middle East Energy & Commodities, Bloomberg

Mr. Basil Elzein

Integration Manager,
Oman Shell

Mr. Hamed Al-Naumani

Chief Executive Officer, Oman LNG

Mrs. Sule Erkoc

Senior lead project developer
at Marubeni

Mr. Ahmed Salim Abdullah Al Rawas

OQ Alternative Energy Assistant VP- GEO Project Lead Low Carbon Molecules Department, OQ

Mrs. Ahad AlGhaithi

Mechanical Engineer - Hydrogen Team, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

Mrs. Sanaa Hichami

Senior investment professional
and entrepreneur

Mrs. Mariya Al Toubi

Researcher, Sultan Qaboos University

Mr. Hammad Masood

Director Business Development Green Hydrogen. ACWA Power

Dr. Andrea Lovato

EVP - Global Head of Hydrogen Acting Head of Renewable Development
ACWA Power

Mr. Ahmed Ali Akaak

Acting CEO, Duqm Special Economic Zone

Mr. Nicolas Brahy

Co-founder of FiveT Hydrogen
General Counsel, ESG and Public Affairs Director of Hy24

Mr. Rajat Seksaria

Chief Executive Officer of
ACME Group

Mr. Harssha Shetty

Chief Executive Officer, Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel

Masterclass Passes

Green Hydrogen Technology

Solutions for Hydrogen Transportation and storage

Mr. Simon Little

Director, Clean Energy Sales Middle East, Africa and India, Chart Industries

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Mr. Peter Gerstl

Director of Hydrogen Sales EMEA, Chart Industries


Large scale ELX project development from the idea to implementation

Mr. Devon Hyver

Director Sales and Market Development EMEAI, Plug Power

Mr. Joop Daamen

Tender Manager, Plug Power


Scaling up the Green Hydrogen Technology to unlock the H2 Market in MENA region

Alan Zhao

Director - New Power Business
Cummins MENA Region

Green Hydrogen Application

MENA's Renewable Hydrogen Economy: Ongoing Activities

Dr. Jauad El Kharraz

Executive Director of Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency


The Application of Hydrogen Full Cell Systems Toward Sustainable Mobility

Mr. Nabil Nachi

Head of Fuel Cell Electric Commercial Vehicle Development, Hyundai Motors.


Exploring a Roadmap to Position MENA as Hydrogen Exporter

Mr. Jeffrey Beyer

Managing Director - Zest Associates

Green Hydrogen Regulations & Policy

Regulation I:
EU Criteria and Certification

Andrea Dertinge

Lead Implementation Omani-German Energy Dialogue


Regulation II:
Hydrogen Certification

Mrs. Nahla Abid

Bureau Veritas Vice President, Sales & Strategy - Middle East and Caspian Sea Region


Regulation III:
Carbon Market and Methodology

Mrs. Julieta Nikova

Methodologies Manger - Global Carbon Council

Green Hydrogen Safety

Fugitive Hydrogen Impact and Simple Mitigation Method.

Mr. Muthana Shirzad

CEO & Founder - Protium Technologies


Mitigating risks and ensuring safety when planning and operating Power-to-X facilities

Florian Michl

Principal Engineer Hydrogen – Safety and Performance


Masterclass : Green Hydrogen production safety : black swan case

Frank Yu

Global Vice President, Power to X Business, Envision Group

Exhibition Floor Plan

Oman Travel Guide

Event Info

Date: 5th - 7th December 2022
Location: Muscat, Oman

Organized by

Energy Oman Magazine 2022