Expro secures CCUS contract for Japanese blue hydrogen project


Energy services company Expro Group Holdings N.V has secured a carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) contract for what is believed to be Japan’s first clean hydrogen production demonstration.

It was unveiled today (23rd January) that INPEX Corporation awarded the contract for the Kashiwazaki clean hydrogen and ammonia project, which hopes to produce 700 tonnes of blue hydrogen annually.

Expro’s contract includes the delivery of tubular running services for multiple sections of casing, liner, and tubing across a 12-month period. This covers one production well, one injection well, and one monitoring well.

Alistair Geddes, Chief Operating Officer of Expro, said, “Carbon storage sites are a fundamental part of clean hydrogen projects, and ensuring the long-term integrity of those wells is imperative.”

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