Eni, Uniper look to decarbonise North Wales with CCS and hydrogen


Eni UK and Uniper will evaluate decarbonisation initiatives in North Wales as part of a new agreement signed today (30th June) – and the plans rely heavily on hydrogen and carbon capture and storge (CCS).

In line with the UK Government’s 10-point plan for a green industrial recovery, Eni and Uniper’s efforts will investigate the technical and commercial feasibility to work together on future low carbon project initiatives.

Eni UK currently owns and operates the oil and gas fields in Liverpool Bay, feeding gas extracted from the fields into the Uniper owned Connah’s Quay power station in Flintshire.

To help decarbonise this operation, the MoU will support Uniper’s investigations into future opportunities for blue and green hydrogen production at its site, capturing any CO2 produced as a by-product from the process.

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