Dubai: ENOC Group, a leading integrated global energy player, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Neste, the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). It aims to explore the possibilities of supplying and purchasing SAF regionally in the coming years.
This goal demonstrates ENOC’s proactive approach to fostering a more sustainable and environmentally responsible aviation sector.
This agreement is the first milestone in ENOC’s plan to supply blended SAF to all its customers across its entire network by 2030, contributing to a reduction of 80 percent in carbon emissions compared to traditional aviation fuel.
Mr. Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO of ENOC, remarked that, “This transformative agreement serves as a testament to ENOC’s unwavering investment in advancing the UAE’s visionary goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. In our relentless pursuit of sustainability, we are embarking on a profound journey towards fully integrating sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) seamlessly into our operational fabric by 2030.”
By leveraging the expertise of Neste, the global leader in renewable and circular solutions, and ENOC’s unparalleled position as the leading jet fuel supplier in the region, this partnership is poised to play a key role in shaping the future of aviation fuel sustainability in Dubai and the MENA region.
Mr. Alexander Kueper, Vice President EMEA from the Renewable Aviation business at Neste, stated that, “Sustainable aviation fuel is a readily available solution for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions from air travel. This milestone agreement with ENOC to explore the supply of SAF in the coming years not only illustrates our commitment to supporting airlines in the region but also the importance of cooperation with ambitious partners to increase SAF availability and adoption.”