Sasol and Sonatrach have teamed up to work on the production of low-carbon hydrogen and synthetic gas in Sicily.
The MoU today demonstrates that “not only are we are strengthening our energy security and lowering bills for consumers in the long term, we’re unlocking huge opportunities for investment in British expertise and jobs in the process”.
It also noted that there was scope to develop hydrogen resources within the venture. There was discussion in December, during talks between Algeria and Germany, about the possibility of transporting green hydrogen via Italian links.
RWE and Equinor said they would build hydrogen power plants, as well as a pipeline to send the fuel to Germany from Norway.
A consortium of North Sea companies have launched a new initiative to create a “Hydrogen Highway” from Scotland to Rotterdam.
Commodity trader Trafigura will pay out $1.71 billion in dividends to its employee shareholders, the company said today, reporting record profits for the 2022 financial year.
RWE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hyphen Hydrogen Energy on the supply of green ammonia from Namibia.
Air Products and Mabanaft have set out a plan to build Germany’s first large green ammonia import terminal, at the Port of Hamburg.
Namibia has been unable to close its deal with Hyphen Hydrogen by the launch of the COP27, in Egypt, but there have been other successes in the field.
Wood (LON:WG) has secured an award for front-end engineering design (FEED) for a new green hydrogen production facility in Mosjøen in northern Norway.
NewMed Energy has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) to supply natural gas, and develop blue hydrogen, for delivery into Europe with Uniper.
A number of key uncertainties remain over the deployment of hydrogen, but one point of agreement from Adipec this week has been the need for long-term contracts.
Australia’s Provaris (ASX:PV1) is looking to become a leader in the hydrogen midstream space, with eyes set on a fleet of vessels that would create Europe’s first supply lines for compressed green hydrogen.
Logan Energy has signed an agreement that will see it co-operate with Norwegian engineering group Moreld to explore hydrogen projects across Scandinavia.
The Netherlands’ Noordgastransport (NGT) and NOGAT have become the first pipeline owners to have their infrastructure certified for green hydrogen transport.
Yara Clean Ammonia has joined up with the HyPilot project, alongside Hystar, Equinor and Gassco.
Hydrogen will not have a major role in the future of heating homes across the UK, according to a new review of more than two dozen independent studies.
RWE and Neptune Energy have commissioned a series of technical feasibility studies in support of plans to build green hydrogen production and transport infrastructure in the North Sea.
Japan’s JERA and Germany’s Uniper have teamed up to back an ammonia project in the US Gulf Coast, with a focus on exports to Germany. In the near term, it should also secure new LNG supplies.
Germany has been on the hunt for new LNG supplies in order to stave off the near term crisis of stuttering Russian gas supplies. Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s visit to Canada did not come through on the LNG front, but he did seal an ambitious deal on hydrogen.
Bruno Roche, Global Head of Energy Transition, ABB Process Automation, Energy Industries, outlines how collaboration can make a world of difference in accelerating innovation in low carbon hydrogen production, making it an affordable, accessible and clean energy source.
Oil and gas accounts for 25% of CO2 emissions from Norway. Quite simply, if the industry doesn’t step up then the country cannot meet its climate targets.
Shell (LON: SHEL) has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Holland Hydrogen I facility, which will be Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant once operational in 2025.
Kent has won design work on a blue hydrogen project at HyNet. This is one of the two clusters picked by the UK government for the fast track.