Air Liquide and partners progress with low-carbon ammonia project plans in Houston


Air Liquide and a consortium of partners are looking at the feasibility of a 1.1 million tonnes per annum low-carbon ammonia production and export project on the Houston Ship Channel.

The group, formed of Air Liquide, INPEX Corporation, LSB Industries, and Vopak Moda has agreed to collaborate on the pre-FEED for the project, following a previously completed feasibility study.

It is hoped the project will be operational by 2027, with options for future expansions.

Most of the product is expected be used for power generation in Asia, with some volumes going to Europe and the US. INPEX, with stakes in both hydrogen and ammonia production, will likely be the largest investor in the overall project across the entire value chain, from production to export.

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