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MOC signed by JOGMEC, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

October 9, 2017

 Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC, CEO:Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber) and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI, Minister: Mr. Hiroshige Seko) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for mutual cooperation in the energy sector on October 8, 2017.

 On the occasion of the official visit of Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of METI to the UAE, JOGMEC, ADNOC and METI signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for mutual cooperation in the strategic business development, technical cooperation and human resource development in the energy sector.

 The UAE has been a major supplier of crude oil to Japan. And the cooperative relationship with the UAE is very significant for energy security of Japan.
 JOGMEC has invited oil and gas experts from the UAE since 1989, and in total, we have welcomed 361 experts from the UAE. In addition JOGMEC has been strengthening the relationship with the UAE through means of the technoligical cooperation such as the technical solution project and the participation in The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC).

 By the MOC which JOGMEC, METI and ADNOC agreed to sign, JOGMEC contributes to expansion and development of the bilateral economic relationship between Japan and the UAE with a focus of oil and gas sector.

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