Air Products expands multi-billion-dollar hydrogen plans to supply Canadian renewable diesel complex


The Canadian transportation sector is set to benefit from a renewable diesel complex that will produce low-carbon diesel fuel from hydrogen and bio feedstock at an Imperial refinery in Alberta.

In the project’s latest development, Air Products today (6th Sep) said it has inked a long-term contract to supply Canadian energy firm Imperial with hydrogen to produce premium low-carbon diesel fuel.

Under terms of the deal, Air Products will supply Imperial’s Strathcona refinery with approximately 50% of the low-carbon hydrogen output from its 165 million standard cubic feet per day hydrogen production complex in the province.

To support this, the industrial gas giant will increase its overall investment of its Edmonton hydrogen facility to $1.6m. Plans for the multi-billion-dollar hydrogen energy complex were first unveiled in June 2021.

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