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Kogas accelerates roll-out of LNG-produced hydrogen

The LNG importer is pushing ahead with efforts to produce and import hydrogen as part of South Korea’s long-term plan to transition away from nuclear and coal and become a fully-fledged hydrogen economy The LNG importer is pushing ahead with efforts to produce and import hydrogen as part of South Korea’s long-term plan to transition away from nuclear and coal and become a fully-fledged hydrogen economy.
By Sally Bogle 10 June 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34294
Kogas's Incheon LNG terminal. (Kogas)

South Korea is stepping up the pace of its ambitious plans to develop a hydrogen economy using locally produced and imported ‘blue’ hydrogen with LNG as a feedstock as it seeks to improve the country’s air quality by cleaning up the power and transport sectors.

Under a revised timetable announced by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in late-May 2019, state-owned gas supplier and LNG importer Kogas now aims to build 25 hydrogen production plants by 2022, up from 18 when the initiative