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Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, has signed a MoU with Mubadala Petroleum, a move that is set to see the companies explore the provision of satellite services to support connectivity across Mubadala Petroleum’s operated assets in southeast Asia

yahsat mubadalaThe MoU was signed at ADIPEC 2021. (Image source: Yahsat)

The MoU was formalised at a signing ceremony at ADIPEC with Khalid Al Kaf, chief operations officer of Yahsat and Mazin Al Lamki, chief operating officer of Mubadala Petroleum.

The MoU sets out a roadmap to develop tailored services across Mubadala Petroleum’s diverse locations, designed specifically for the energy sector.  The two companies will explore how Yahsat’s industry-leading satellite-based technologies and extensive coverage across EMEA and Asia can support Mubadala Petroleum’s critical operations, including connectivity between Mubadala Petroleum’s site offices, associated data centers and HQ.

Ali Al Hashemi, group CEO, Yahsat, said, “This partnership serves to reinforce Yahsat’s position as a preferred partner for satellite communication technology and critical infrastructure to a number of industries, including the Oil & Gas sector. We look forward to leveraging this partnership to advance our growth and expansion into the wider Middle East region and Asia.”

Speaking about the partnership, Mansoor Mohamed Al Hamed, CEO, Mubadala Petroleum, commented, “Digital platforms are critical to the success of our business and we have invested heavily in building a digital transformation strategy that supports our business goals. We are pleased to enter this partnership with a homegrown leader in satellite communications and explore how this collaboration can deliver enhanced services that support our operational excellence.”