ExxonMobil makes major blue hydrogen and carbon capture commitments in the US


ExxonMobil wants to produce one billion cubic feet of blue hydrogen daily at its integrated refining and petrochemical site in Baytown, Texas, US.

Confirming its ambitions on Tuesday (2nd March), the oil and gas firm it will use the produce hydrogen as a fuel at its Baytown olefins plant, in a move to slash its emissions by up to 30%.

Set to feature what is said to be one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage projects, the site will have capacity to transport and store up to ten million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually, doubling ExxonMobil’s currently capacity.

Joe Blommaert, President of ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions, said, “Hydrogen has the potential to significantly reduce CO2 emissions in vital sectors of the economy and create valuable, lower-emissions products that support modern life.

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To access hundreds of features, subscribe today! At a time when the world is forced to go digital more than ever before just to stay connected, discover the in-depth content our subscribers receive every month by subscribing to gasworld.

Please wait...