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Guaranteeing fuel access to ease the transition: Glenfarne & Samsung Engineering

The Glenfarne – Samsung Engineering partnership plans to deliver renewable ammonia projects in Chile and the US, guaranteeing current LNG customers access to ammonia fuel in the early stages of the energy transition. And, seeking to become a model for future renewable utility companies, PASH and ERIH will form a hydrogen & ammonia joint venture to develop production projects in Italy and Turkey.

Ammonia supply chain between the Middle East & Japan takes shape

Mitsui & Co., INPEX and Japanese government agency JOGMEC will partner with ADNOC to verify the emissions intensity of ammonia produced at a new project in al-Ruwais, UAE. The final methodology is likely to reflect the definition of clean ammonia currently being developed in Japan. Shipments of CCU-based ammonia have arrived in Japan & India in recent weeks from SABIC in Saudi Arabia, further highlighting the potential of Middle East supply chains.

Momentum in MENA: report back from the 29th AFA conference

Last month, AEA Executive Vice-President Hans Vrijenhoef presented to a full house at the 29th AFA International Fertilizer Conference in Cairo, Egypt. Hans covered the challenging task of aligning the current & future ammonia certification tools being developed by various parties. There was also evidence of huge MENA momentum for clean ammonia at the event, both in Egypt and the wider region.