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Aussie LNG sector targets blue hydrogen potential

Australia could become a front-runner in producing and exporting hydrogen, especially if the country's Labor Party wins the next general election Australia could become a front-runner in producing and exporting hydrogen, especially if the country's Labor Party wins the next general election.
By Sally Bogle 24 January 2019 Asia Pacific / Alternative Fuels 0 33862
The Pluto LNG plant in Australia. (Woodside)

The key issue: Australia’s Labor Party has pledged to invest A$1.14 billion in the research and commercial development of hydrogen if it wins the forthcoming general election. The aim is to spur private investment in hydrogen technologies and eventually export the fuel.

Interfax analysis: The Aussie gas industry has said the existence of gas production technologies and infrastructure for processing and exporting the fuel – as well as longstanding commercial and trade relationships with major LNG buyers such as Japan – mean the sector is in...