Collaboration and acceleration kick off Abu Dhabi MENA Industrial Gases 2022 conference


The importance of collaboration and acceleration were underlined during the opening morning at the Abu Dhabi MENA Industrial Gases Conference 2022.

Delivering the opening keynote speech, Hamid Sabzikari, Vice-President and General Manager, Middle East, Egypt and Turkey of Air Products, said: “What we need is to come together, to scale up – and there are tremendous opportunities in the Middle East to be realised.”

Despite the challenges of COVID, he said Air Products has been very active in recent years – drawing on more than 20 years’ experience in the Middle East – by focusing on the “higher purpose” needed to combat climate change and develop a low-carbon and hydrogen economy. It is investing at least $15bn through to 2027 to drive clean hydrogen at scale.

“Hydrogen is the best solution to address emissions from hard-to-abate industries,” he said. “Industries where electrification isn’t practical or feasible – such as trucks, ships, planes, buses and steel – then hydrogen is the best substitution.”

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