(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar is studying the feasibility of partnering in establishing a gas liquefaction plant in Turkey, said HE the Minister of Energy and Industry.
In an exclusive statement to Qatar News Agency on the margins of the second day of the ongoing Arab Union of Electricity conference in Doha, HE Al Sada said that feasibility study is being carried, but without specifying when its results will be unveiled.
Asked about the outcomes of his meeting yesterday with Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Electricity and Water, HE the Minister of Energy and Industry said that meeting discussed means of exchanging experiences between the two countries and explored the possibility of joint cooperation in the electricity sector.
Talking about the twenty-eighth meeting of the Executive Bureau of the Council of Arab ministers of electricity, which concluded today, he said the meeting discussed several issues pertaining to the electricity sector, including Arab electricity grid. The Executive Bureau, he said, took a number of important decisions on this project and how to implement it. Important decisions were also taken to improve the renewable energy in the Arab world, Al Sada noted.
For the grid interconnection, the meeting reviewed details of the project and appointed legal consultant to develop the legal reference for the project, he said.
The meeting's decisions on renewable energy were taken based on technical studies and will enhance this cooperation, HE Al Sada said, adding the meeting also called for greater cooperation and collaboration among Arad States in this area.
Regarding his call for setting up an Arab entity for renewable energy, HE the Minister said all members of the Executive Bureau supported this idea and it will be included in the issues that will be referred to the Arab League.