Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and TotalEnergies, a French multinational integrated energy and petroleum company, have signed a strategic partnership agreement to deepen their long-standing relation and explore new opportunities for growth across the energy value chain.
The agreement was signed by Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) and ADNOC Managing Director and Group CEO, and Mr. Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergie.
Under the terms of the agreement, ADNOC and TotalEnergies will explore opportunities to collaborate in areas of mutual interest including in gas growth, carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) and trading and product supply.
“TotalEnergies is a longstanding strategic partner and we are very pleased to build on our successful partnerships through this agreement as the UAE and France strengthen energy cooperation. The agreement offers the potential to accelerate growth and create greater and more sustainable value for our mutual benefit. We look forward to working with TotalEnergies to unlock the opportunities presented by the agreement across the energy value chain to enable more secure, affordable and sustainable energy for our countries and the world.”
This strategic partnership agreement follows the signing of the UAE-France Comprehensive Strategic Energy Partnership (CSEP) which is focused on enhancing energy security, energy affordability and decarbonization, as well as progressive climate action ahead of COP28 which will take place in the UAE in 2023.
Mr. Pouyanné said that “I am pleased that TotalEnergies is reaffirming and expanding its strategic collaboration with the United Arab Emirates through a multi-energy cooperation with ADNOC, our long-standing partner in the UAE. Our partnership across the entire energy value chain allows our two companies to join forces to contribute to the energy supply of global markets, while reducing carbon emissions from our operations.”