Aramco, SABIC gain ‘world’s first’ certification for blue hydrogen and ammonia production

Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco and SABIC Agri-Nutrients (AN) Company announced on Wednesday (August 4) the firms have obtained the ‘world’s first’ independent certifications recognising blue hydrogen and ammonia production.

Aramco said in a statement the German-based testing, inspection, and certification agency TÜV Rheinland granted the certifications to SABIC AN for 37,800 tonnes of blue ammonia and Aramco’s wholly owned refinery for 8,075 tonnes of blue hydrogen.

H2 View understands a significant part of the certification was formed from the capture and utilisation in of carbon dioxide from the manufacturing process of the hydrogen and ammonia.

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