Hydrogen

Report: Houston Region Poised to Become a Global Clean Hydrogen Hub

With the U.S. Department of Energy set to announce plans for $8 billion in funding for clean hydrogen hubs across the country, a new report finds that Houston, long considered the “Energy Capital of the World,” is well positioned to leverage Texas’ vast energy resources to become a global clean hydrogen hub.

Germany, Qatar Sign Energy Partnership Agreement Focused on Gas

Germany and Qatar have signed a declaration to deepen their energy partnership, with a focus on trade in hydrogen and LNG, as Europe's biggest economy looks for alternative supplies amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Germany, Netherlands Up Ambition for North Sea Hydrogen Hubs

There is no shortage of ideas when it comes to exploiting the strong winds offshore Germany and the Netherlands to produce green hydrogen.

Preparing America’s Pipeline Infrastructure for the Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen is poised to play an essential role in the global energy transition, and it holds enormous potential in helping sectors—from mobility to power generation—achieve deep decarbonization.

Enbridge, Humble Midstream to Develop Low-carbon Hydrogen, Ammonia Export Facilities

Enbridge Inc. and Humble Midstream LLC have announced the joint development and marketing of a low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production and export facility which will be located at the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center, near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Enbridge Invests $6.6 Million in Smartpipe’s Innovative Pipeline Technology

Smartpipe Technologies has received a $6.6 million investment from Enbridge Inc. for its innovative pipeline technology, designed to improve pipeline safety and allow for the transportation of hydrogen and carbon dioxide.

GHD and PG&E Partner on Hydrogen, Natural Gas Blending Project in California

GHD has entered a partnership with PG&E to conduct a complete study of different levels of hydrogen blends in natural gas pipeline systems.

TES Commences LNG Open Season at Wilhelmshaven Green Energy Hub

Tree Energy Solutions has commenced an open season to fast-track LNG imports into Europe through its Wilhelmshaven regasification terminal. It will offer direct access to an extensive gas pipeline network at Etzel with proximity to the Groningen gas grid infrastructure.

TC Energy Eyes Alberta Site for Hydrogen Production Hub

TC Energy Corp. has begun evaluating plans for a hydrogen production hub on 140 acres in Crossfield, Alberta. The proposed hub would produce an estimated 60 tonnes of hydrogen per day, with the capacity to increase to 150 tonnes per day.

Portuguese-Danish-Dutch Consortium Plans $1.1 Billion Hydrogen Plant in Sines

Portuguese project developer Madoqua Renewables, Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Dutch firm Power2X plan to invest 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion) in a green hydrogen plant in Portugal.

Japan's Osaka Gas Backs $11 Billion Green Hydrogen Project in Australia

Osaka Gas Co. Ltd. said on Tuesday it will provide technical support for a $10.75 billion green hydrogen project in the Australian outback and will consider potential investment in future.

Shell, Uniper Partner on UK Low-Carbon Hydrogen Facility

The project will include a blue hydrogen production facility with a capacity of up to 720 megawatts using gas reformation technology with carbon capture and storage.

ClassNK Approves J-DeEP’s Design for Floating Hydrogen Production Plant Offshore Scotland

ClassNK, a Tokyo-based ship classification society, issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by Japan Offshore Design & Engineering Platform Technology & Engineering Research Association (J-DeEP).

Baker Hughes to Provide Hydrogen-Ready Compressor Upgrade for Greece Pipeline

Baker Hughes has been awarded a contract to supply gas turbines and compressors that can run on a blend of natural gas and hydrogen for a new compression station of the Greek Natural Gas Transmission System.

US, German Officials to Meet This Week on LNG, Hydrogen Supplies

U.S. and German government officials will meet with energy executives in Berlin to discuss ways to boost Germany's energy supplies, as Russia's war in Ukraine ratchets up pressure on Europe to find alternate sources of energy.

Russia-Ukraine War to Accelerate European Hydrogen Transportation Development, Strategist Says

Europe and the world in general are still in the introductory phases of a true paradigm shift with respect to the energy transition, said Jacob Shapiro, founder and chief strategist of Perch Perspectives.

Norway and Germany to Study Possibility of Hydrogen Pipeline Link

Norway and Germany agreed to study the transport of hydrogen via a pipeline between the countries to reduce dependence on Russian energy.

Technip Energies, Greenko Partner to Accelerate Green Hydrogen Development in India

Technip Energies and Greenko ZeroC Private Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore green hydrogen project development opportunities in India.

Infrastructure Rollout Will Enable Africa to Expand LNG Exports, Meet Global Demand

An increase in investment towards infrastructure development and gas E&P activities will enable Africa to position itself as a leading LNG exporter.

Hydrogen Briefs

Consortium to Develop Green H2, Ammonia Project in Malaysia, Green Hydrogen Systems Signs Supply Agreement and Linde Wins Long-Term Contract with BASF.

Europipe’ s Epoxy-Coated Pipelines Ready for H2 Transport

As part of Europipe’s hydrogen research program, the company recently tested different flow coatings in pure hydrogen to evaluate their suitability for use in hydrogen transport.

DNV Evaluating Hydrogen Readiness of Hungarian Gas Pipeline

GSZ Ltd., the owner and operator of the Hungarian high-pressure transmission natural gas pipeline system, commissioned DNV to assess the suitability for partial to full hydrogen transport of one of FGSZ’s pipelines.

Essar to Build UK’s First Refinery-Based Hydrogen Furnace

Essar Oil UK, the leading UK-focused downstream energy company, announces plans to install a new $60.8 million (£45 million) furnace at Stanlow that’s capable of using hydrogen as its fuel source, which is a first for the United Kingdom.

Linde Debuts Plant for Extracting Hydrogen from Natural Gas Pipelines

Linde Engineering started a full-scale pilot plant in Germany to showcase how its HISELECT powered by Evonik membrane technology can extract hydrogen from natural gas pipelines, contributing to a decarbonized industry.

US Ethanol Industry Banks on Carbon Capture to Solve Emissions Problem

The nascent CCS industry has been plagued by high costs and underperformance, crucial federal incentives for carbon capture are stalled in Congress, and public opposition to the pipeline infrastructure needed to transport captured gas is mounting.

Neptune Energy Aims to Store More Carbon than it Emits by 2030

Neptune Energy announced its aim to go beyond net zero and store more carbon than is emitted from its operations and the use of its sold products by 2030.

Talos Energy to Seek Approvals for Several Carbon-Capture Projects

Talos is developing plans to build carbon capture projects along the Texas and Louisiana coasts as energy businesses seek to lower emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants.

Low-Carbon Hydrogen Pipeline Projects Could Reach 42 Million Tons Annual Capacity

A large proportion of hydrogen pipeline projects in the feasibility phase brings the global low-carbon hydrogen project capacity to 42 million tons per annum, GlobalData announced.

SoCal Unveils Plan to Supply Los Angeles with Green Hydrogen

Southern California Gas, the largest U.S. natural gas utility, on Thursday unveiled a major proposal to deliver hydrogen produced by wind and solar energy to the Los Angeles area.

Germany Ups Ambition on Hydrogen to Meet Climate Targets

Electricity generation from renewables has grown considerably in Germany over the years, but plenty more is needed to fuel the country’s green hydrogen ambition.