ADNOC and RWE Aktiengesellschaft have introduced the profitable supply of the primary cargo of LNG from Abu Dhabi within the UAE to the Elbehafen floating LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel, Germany.
Produced by ADNOC Fuel at Das Island, Abu Dhabi, the cargo of 137 000 m3 of LNG is the commissioning cargo for the brand new floating LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel and the primary ever LNG cargo to be shipped to Germany from the Center East. This landmark cargo follows the inaugural ammonia cargo in October 2022, and furthers cooperation on vitality safety, decarbonisation, and lower-carbon fuels between the UAE and Germany.
To mark the profitable arrival of the LNG cargo, a ceremonial occasion was held in Brunsbüttel on 15 February 2023, which was attended by Ahmed Alattar, UAE Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany; Dr Alexander Lücke, Deputy Director Normal for Vitality Safety, German Ministry of Financial Affairs and Local weather Motion; His Excellency Joschka Knuth, State Secretary within the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Vitality Transition, Local weather Safety, Atmosphere and Nature; Ahmed Alebri, Performing CEO, ADNOC Fuel; and Andree Stracke, CEO, RWE Provide & Buying and selling.
Ahmed Alebri, Performing CEO of ADNOC Fuel, stated: “The profitable supply of the Center East’s first LNG cargo to Germany demonstrates how the UAE is constant to work intently with our strategic companions in responsibly offering safe, sustainable and inexpensive vitality provides. The worldwide demand for vitality is growing and as we construct on the robust financial, vitality safety and local weather motion ties between our two nations, ADNOC Fuel stands prepared to offer additional shipments of this key transition gasoline to our companion, RWE and German business.”
The cargo supply marks an necessary milestone in growing Germany’s home LNG provide infrastructure, supporting the nation’s vitality safety with pure gasoline. The cargo is ample to supply roughly 900 million kWh of electrical energy, sufficient to provide roughly 500 000 German houses for a yr.
Andree Stracke, CEO, RWE Provide & Buying and selling, added: “After the arrival of the floating terminal in mid-January, the primary LNG supply from the Center East is the following necessary step. The event of the LNG provide infrastructure in Germany continues to make speedy progress. RWE is offering help wherever we’re wanted. I’m happy that we now have ADNOC as a powerful companion at our facet and that we’re working collectively to make Germany’s vitality provide as safe as potential.”
Stefan Wenzel, Parliamentary State Secretary on the German Federal Ministry for Financial Affairs and Local weather Motion, commented: “Now, greater than ever we have to push for a worldwide vitality transition, together with the diversification of pure gasoline assets. Within the brief time period, and in the interim, we want extra LNG to reach at German terminals like right here in Brunsbüttel. Going ahead, we should speed up the change from standard pure gasoline to inexperienced hydrogen and derivates similar to ammonia – which has the very best probability of success on the European and worldwide degree. Internationally, the UAE is a vital companion for Germany, each for LNG cargoes and hydrogen tasks.”
The UAE-Germany Vitality Safety and Business Accelerator (ESIA) Settlement was signed in September 2022 to speed up tasks of joint curiosity between the 2 international locations in vitality safety, decarbonisation, and local weather motion. As a part of the settlement, ADNOC entered into an LNG provide settlement with RWE, with additional cargos reserved solely for German clients in 2023.
ADNOC additionally entered into a lot of agreements with German clients, together with Steag GmbH and Aurubis AG for demonstration cargos of low-carbon ammonia, a service gasoline for hydrogen that may play a essential position in decarbonising hard-to-abate business sectors.
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