North America

Freeport LNG Announces it has Received Regulatory Approval to Resume Operations

Houston, TX, February 21, 2022 – Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG) today announced that it has received regulatory approval to commence commercial operations of the company’s natural gas liquefaction and export facility.

CHARBONE HYDROGEN concludes Construction Agreement with CONSTRUCTION SOREL to kick-start the Construction of its Phase I Green Hydrogen Facility in Quebec

Charbone announced that it has concluded the final negotiations and executed a special construction agreement based on a hybrid model between a “Cost-Plus Contract” and an “Integrated Project Delivery” agreement , between its wholly owned subsidiary, Charbone Hydrogène Québec Inc., and Construction Sorel Ltée. Securing this Agreement was the final item included in Charbone QC’s construction budget for a fast-track components integration, pre-construction activities, and site construction of its first green hydrogen Phase I facility in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec.

Charbone Hydrogen concludes Construction Agreement with Construction Sorel to kick-start the Construction of its Phase I Green Hydrogen Facility in Quebec

Charbone announced that it has concluded the final negotiations and executed a special construction agreement based on a hybrid model between a “Cost-Plus Contract” and an “Integrated Project Delivery” agreement, between its wholly owned subsidiary, Charbone Hydrogène Québec Inc., and Construction Sorel Ltée.

Dow Awards Fluor Front-End Engineering and Design for its Proposed Net-Zero Ethylene and Derivatives Complex in Canada

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a reimbursable contract by Dow to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) and engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions (scope 1 and 2 carbon dioxide emissions) ethylene cracker and derivatives complex in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Fluor will book the initial FEED award in the first quarter and anticipates the additional EPCM scope will be awarded throughout 2023 pending a final investment decision by Dow’s Board of Directors.

TC Energy Declares Coastal GasLink Pipeline to be 83% Complete

The Coastal GasLink Project continues to make significant progress having reached approximately 83 per cent overall completion. The entire route has been cleared, grading is more than 94 per cent complete and over 485 km of the approximately 670 km pipeline has been backfilled with restoration activities underway in many areas.

Altima Secures Joint Venture for Green Hydrogen Technology

Altima Resources Ltd. announces it has reached an agreement through a binding term sheet (the "Terms") with St-George Eco-Mining Corp and its wholly owned subsidiary, H2SX Corp. with the intent to form an exclusive partnership, whereby Altima will use H2SX's technology partner's patented hydrogen production (ccH2™) and nano-carbon technology for the conversion of natural gas originating from gas & condensate wells in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, into clean hydrogen.

EverWind Fuels Receives Environmental Approval for First Industrial-Scale Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Project in North America

EverWind Fuels Company ("EverWind") has received Environmental Approval for the initial phase of its $6 billion, 1 million tonnes per annum green hydrogen and green ammonia project located in Point Tupper, Nova Scotia. The approval was issued today by the Honourable Timothy Halman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Nova Scotia

Gulf Coast LIGH₂T Hydrogen Hub Advances in DOE Application Process

A consortium spearheading development of a regional clean hydrogen hub on the U.S. Gulf Coast has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) encouragement letter to submit its full application for the DOE Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs funding program.

SGH2 Greener-Than-Green Hydrogen Plant Gets Green Light

SGH2 Energy Global Corporation’s carbon-negative hydrogen production facility recently cleared its final hurdle when the City of Lancaster Planning Commission approved the company’s use permit (CUP) and environmental impact statement (CEQA). This approval greenlights the Full Investment Decision (FID) and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) phase of the project.

EverWind Fuels Announces Memorandum of Understanding for Crown Land Leases to Power its Green Hydrogen Hub in Nova Scotia

EverWind is successful proponent in Provincial request for applications to exclusively pursue leases for Crown Land to develop wind farm by 2026 to power gigawatt-scale production of green hydrogen and ammonia EverWind and Mi’kmaq partners Paqtnkek (Bayside Corporate), Membertou, and Potlotek continue to execute on the Canada-Germany Hydrogen Partnership goals, with the support of Nova Scotia under Premier Houston’s leadership.

Linde to Invest $1.8 Billion to Supply Clean Hydrogen to OCI’s World-Scale Blue Ammonia Project in the U.S. Gulf Coast

Linde announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement to supply clean hydrogen and other industrial gases to OCI’s new world-scale blue ammonia plant in Beaumont, Texas.

Linde to Increase Green Hydrogen Production in California

On January 31 Linde announced plans to increase its green hydrogen production capacity in Ontario, California, in response to growing demand from the mobility market.

Tenneco's Powertrain Business adds hydrogen to its strong alternative fuels engine-testing capabilities

Extensive testing capabilities established in Burscheid, Germany, and in Southeastern Michigan for internal combustion engines (ICE) powered by hydrogen (H2). ICE expertise leveraged to support vehicle and engine manufacturers in a variety of ICE decarbonization approaches for sector-specific, CO2-neutral mobility solutions.

ExxonMobil awards FEED for world's largest low-carbon hydrogen facility

IRVING, Texas – ExxonMobil announced the next step in the development of the world’s largest low-carbon hydrogen production facility with a contract award for front-end engineering and design (FEED). A final investment decision for the project is expected by 2024, subject to stakeholder support, regulatory permitting, and market conditions.

Sempra's Port Arthur LNG Project Signs SPA with PKN ORLEN

Sempra Infrastructure has signed a long-term SPA with PKN ORLEN to deliver 1MTPA of LNG from its Port Arthur LNG project. The offtake capacity of the project is now fully subscribed.

hydrogen hub proposed for US gulf coast

The U.S. Gulf Coast could one day serve as a major hub for the production and deployment of hydrogen, considered a key fuel in a lower carbon future.

Imperial Approves $720 million for Largest Renewable Diesel Facility in Canada

Imperial said today it will further help Canada achieve its net zero goals by investing about $720 million (USD $560 million) to move forward with construction of the largest renewable diesel facility in the country. The project at Imperial’s Strathcona refinery near Edmonton is expected to produce more than one billion litres of renewable diesel annually primarily from locally sourced feedstocks and could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Canadian transportation sector by about 3 million metric tons per year, as determined in accordance with Canada’s Clean Fuel Regulation. Regulatory approval for the project is expected in the near term.

New PEMEX Refinery Expected to Start Crude Processing in July

The Pemex owned Dos Bocas refinery, also known as the Olmeca refinery, will begin its crude oil processing in July 2023, according to recent comments from Energy Minister Rocio Nahle. This initial capacity will be for 170,000 barrels per day, with a peak expectation of 340,000 barrels per day.

HIF Global receives Community Investment Award for its eFuels project in Matagorda, Texas

The facility is expected to begin construction in 2024 and during operations will produce approx. 200 million gallons per year of carbon-neutral gasoline

BASF Breaks Ground on MDI Capacity Expansion Project at Geismar Site

BASF has broken ground on the third and final phase of the methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) expansion project at its Verbund site in Geismar, Louisiana, announced in July 2022. The company will increase production capacity to approximately 600,000 metric tons per year by the middle of the decade to support the ongoing growth of its North American MDI customers.

Air Products and AES Announce Plans to Invest Approximately $4 Billion to Build First Mega-scale Green Hydrogen Production Facility in Texas

Air Products and The AES Corporation announced plans to invest approximately $4 billion to build, own and operate a green hydrogen production facility in Wilbarger County, Texas. This mega-scale renewable power to hydrogen project includes approximately 1.4 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation, along with electrolyzer capacity capable of producing over 200 metric tons per day (MT/D) of green hydrogen, making it the largest green hydrogen facility in the United States.

MMEX Resources Corp. and Trans Permian H2Hub, LLC Given Green Light by The US Department of Energy

MMEX Resources Corp., sponsor of the Trans Permian H2Hub is pleased to announce that The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on December 27, 2022 approved its Concept Paper to advance to the final application stage under the guidance for funding clean hydrogen infrastructure.

Sempra Infrastructure Receives Export Licenses for Two LNG Projects

Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra today announced that Energía Costa Azul, S. de R.L. de C.V. (ECA LNG) and Vista Pacifico, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (Vista Pacifico LNG) received authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to re-export U.S.-sourced liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Mexico to non-Free Trade Agreement (FTA) nations. The DOE's significant action is an important milestone for these two development projects, which now are each one step closer to supporting the world's energy security and environmental goals.

Woodside Energy awards liquefaction contract for H2OK

Woodside Energy has awarded a major contract to Air Liquide Engineering and Construction (Air Liquide) for the liquefaction equipment at its proposed H2OK hydrogen project in Ardmore, Oklahoma. In accordance with the contract, Air Liquide will provide the engineering and fabrication of two 30 tonne per day liquefaction units which will liquefy hydrogen produced through electrolysis in preparation for storage, loading and transportation to customers.

Technip Energies Awarded a Proprietary Equipment Contract by Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy for the Golden Triangle Polymers Ethane Cracker

Technip Energies has been awarded a contract for the supply of proprietary cracking furnaces for the 2,000 kta(2) ethane cracker for the Golden Triangle Polymers project, a joint venture between Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) and QatarEnergy, along the Gulf Coast in Orange, Texas.

Topsoe technology chosen for industrial scale low carbon ammonia project in Louisiana

Topsoe has been chosen as technology provider to Ascension Clean Energy (ACE), an industrial scale low carbon hydrogen-ammonia joint venture project by Clean Hydrogen Works (CHW), Denbury Carbon Solutions and Hafnia.

Air Products and AES Announce Plans to Invest Approximately $4 Billion to Build First Mega-scale Green Hydrogen Production Facility in Texas

Air Products and The AES Corporation announced plans to invest approximately $4 billion to build, own and operate a green hydrogen production facility in Wilbarger County, Texas. This mega-scale renewable power to hydrogen project includes approximately 1.4 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation, along with electrolyzer capacity capable of producing over 200 metric tons per day (MT/D) of green hydrogen, making it the largest green hydrogen facility in the United States.

SUMMIT CARBON SOLUTIONS PARTNERS WITH NEBRASKA LANDOWNERS TO ACHIEVE MAJOR PROJECT MILESTONE

The company has secured easement agreements for more than 50% of the proposed pipeline route in Nebraska Summit Carbon Solutions has partnered with 345 Nebraska landowners to sign 465 easement agreements

ExxonMobil doubles polypropylene production at Baton Rouge

ExxonMobil today announced the successful startup of its new polypropylene production unit at the Polyolefins Plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Canada's TC Energy Gets Approval to Expand NGTL Gas Pipeline System

(Reuters) — The Canadian government on Wednesday approved an expansion to TC Energy's NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd (NGTL) pipeline system in Alberta, which will help improve market access for western Canadian natural gas. The West Path Delivery 2023 (WP2023) project will add about 40 km (25 miles) of new natural gas pipeline to the existing 25,000-km (15,534 miles) NGTL system, which ships gas across Canada and to U.S. markets.