With safe capture and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) a prerequisite and enabler for developing blue hydrogen and ammonia from natural gas, it is little wonder that there are numerable projects now in the development phase
Air Products recently grabbed the headlines when it announced plans to build, own and operate a carbon capture and CO2 treatment facility at its existing hydrogen production plant in Rotterdam. The carbon capture retrofit will capture CO2 from Air Products’ existing hydrogen plant and ExxonMobil’s Rotterdam refinery.
The facility is expected to come on stream in 2026, with blue hydrogen serving ExxonMobil’s (Esso) refinery and additional customers via Air Products’ hydrogen pipeline network system. It will be the largest blue hydrogen plant in Europe once operational.
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