Saudi Arabia and China Discuss Energy Cooperation Amidst Climate Challenges
Saudi Arabia and China have discussed ways to strengthen their cooperation in various energy fields.
The meeting was held between Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy, and Zhang Jianhua, the Director of the National Energy Administration of China, and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides discussed areas of cooperation in crude-to-chemicals projects, innovative uses of hydrocarbons, and peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
They also discussed potential cooperation in electricity, renewable energy, clean hydrogen, and energy efficiency.
The meeting emphasized the importance of ensuring secure energy supplies and promoting cooperation in energy supply chains.
The two countries also discussed their ambitions to contribute to combating climate challenges by adopting the Circular Carbon Economy (CCE) framework.
The CCE is an integrated and inclusive approach to addressing climate challenges and managing emissions while considering the unique circumstances of different countries.
The meeting highlighted the importance of adopting clean technologies and removal technologies to address climate challenges.
The meeting was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and aimed to strengthen the Saudi-Chinese relations in the energy sector and achieve the objectives of both countries' economic diversification plans.