Kazakhstan’s nationwide oil and fuel firm KazMunayGas and Germany-based know-how firm Linde have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate and collectively develop clear vitality initiatives in Kazakhstan, KazMunayGaz stated in a press launch, including that the primary stage of cooperation will give attention to exploring the chance of manufacturing hydrogen and ammonia utilizing pure fuel as feedstock (blue hydrogen and blue ammonia) and/or water electrolysis (inexperienced or blue hydrogen and inexperienced or blue ammonia).
Once a feasibility research is full and a profitable settlement is reached, a inexperienced hydrogen and inexperienced ammonia manufacturing undertaking is to be carried out in Kazakhstan.
“KazMunayGas has a consistent and balanced approach to the decarbonisation projects as part of its adopted Low-Carbon Development Programme. Cooperation with the world’s leading companies is a priority in studying promising projects in this area,” KazMunayGaz Chairman Alik Aidarbayev stated.
Linde Gas Rus Vice President for Investment in Russia and CIS Thomas Hilker hailed KazMunayGaz’s position within the means of decarbonisation in Kazakhstan. “In particular, jointly with our partner, KazMunayGas, which has taken the lead among other companies in implementing greenhouse gas reduction activities. I am looking forward to being able to bring our large experience in this area to real projects,” he stated.
Linde has an unlimited expertise in delivering options for clear vitality applied sciences and conventional industrial fuel applied sciences. These embody manufacturing, transportation and storage of inexperienced hydrogen and ammonia, building of air separation vegetation, hydrocarbon steam reformers, electrolysers, ammonia vegetation, CO2 seize vegetation, and pure fuel processing vegetation.