New analysis from Westwood Global has shone a light on the rapid expansion of blue hydrogen on both sides of the North Sea.
With its potential as an energy carrier that supports an increasingly renewable electricity grid, hydrogen can complement and accelerate other technologies required to deliver net-zero by 2050.
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) plans to spend about $2.5 billion building up its hydrogen business this decade as the oil major accelerates investment in low-carbon technologies.
Governments must make “urgent, significant” policy interventions to ensure hydrogen opportunities don’t fade, a report has warned.
Industrial sites and chemicals plants are rarely portrayed as the new clean industries of the future, but many are now at the sharp end of the energy transition.
“This is not a free-for-all of ‘let’s have hydrogen at any cost’,” insists Angela Needle, vice president of trade body Hydrogen UK and strategic director at gas network Cadent.
BP and Linde have announced plans to build a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Texas, with a view to supporting low-carbon hydrogen production at Linde’s Houston facilities.
Scotland’s net zero secretary said the country's oil and gas expertise and close links with Europe would open new hydrogen export opportunities, but stressed it must also bring local investment.
It is full steam ahead for Aberdeen-headquartered Kellas Midstream as it plans to push on with a £750 million investment for a major blue hydrogen project.
Questions of green or blue hydrogen are by the by, there is a major need for construction to get under way in order to achieve net zero participants at the fourth episode of Hydrogen – Tracking Transition said recently.
As 2021 draws to a close and the energy world starts to look ahead to 2022, there seems little doubt that the role of hydrogen will loom ever larger over government energy policy, both here in the UK and globally. So what specifically should we expect?
Aberdeen could become the first city to be powered entirely by hydrogen as soon as the end of the decade under ambitious new plans.
Kellas Midstream has announced plans to develop of a low-carbon blue hydrogen production facility in Teesside.
Blue hydrogen should have no role in the energy transition, a new report from Earthjustice has declared, while green hydrogen has a narrow set of opportunities.
A leading European research body has hit back at claims blue hydrogen is “difficult to justify” due to its carbon emissions.
The chairman of a leading hydrogen lobby group stepped down earlier this week over its support for blue hydrogen.
Bosses from all corners of the energy sector have shared their thoughts on the UK Government’s flagship Hydrogen Policy.
The UK Government has pledged to support the advancement of both green and blue hydrogen as part of plans to create a “thriving” low carbon sector.
Neptune Energy has signed a number of agreements in order to progress its plans for a blue hydrogen – CCS scheme on England's east coast.
Abu Dhabi is seeking investors to help build hydrogen export facilities, as Middle Eastern oil producers step up plans to sell what’s seen as a crucial fuel in the transition to cleaner energy.
A new industry report has described blue hydrogen as an “essential” part of the UK’s net zero ambitions.
Although key barriers remain, the worldwide potential of hydrogen is vast. Some estimate an investment pipeline of $300 billion, with hydrogen possibly supplying 18% of global energy by 2050. The Gulf States are particularly well placed to capitalise as producers and exporters of clean hydrogen.
A rebound in the oil price is unlikely to derail future hydrogen investments, industry experts have predicted.
A war of words is raging over blue hydrogen.