Indonesian national energy company Pertamina is looking to decarbonise its activities with carbon capture and hydrogen technologies, having today (Jan 24) inked a deal with Air Liquide.

Under terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the duo will perform joint research activities and study solutions to reduce carbon emissions on Pertamina sites to support a greener future.

Marloes Moerman, President Director of Air Liquide Indonesia, said, “Present in Indonesia for almost 30 years, Air Liquide is proud to collaborate with Pertamina to reduce the environmental footprint of its activities as to invest in the low-carbon future of Indonesia.”

“In line with its sustainability objectives, which include reaching carbon neutrality by 2050, Air Liquide seeks to work with its customers toward a sustainable industry and to contribute to the development of a low-carbon society.” 

“We will do so thanks to the wide range of innovative solutions we have developed, which include low-carbon hydrogen and carbon capture solutions.”

Fajriyah Usman, Vice-President of Corporate Communications of Pertamina, added, “One of the efforts to support the country’s ambition is the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS).

“At the same time, this partnership is in line with Pertamina’s strategic energy transition program and commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emission. We are glad to partner with Air Liquide on this worthy mission.”