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Ineos plans blue hydrogen plant at Grangemouth

Firm commits £500mn to plans for a 150,000t/yr plant to decarbonise its refinery and petrochemical operations

Ineos Grangemouth plans to build a 150,000t/yr blue hydrogen plant to decarbonise its operations. The firm has committed £500mn ($685mn) to developing the plans, which would see the construction of a steam methane reformer with emissions captured and fed into the Acorn carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. Ineos Grangemouth will also spend £500mn fitting out its facilities so they can run on hydrogen, estimating that at least 70-80pc of operations can be adapted. Grangemouth is home to Scotland’s only crude oil refinery, a number of petrochemical production plants and the Forties pipeline system, which delivers 40pc of the UK’s North Sea oil and gas production. 2mn t/yr – Si

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