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Australia steps up Asian hydrogen push

Australia’s potential for large-scale hydrogen production and distribution is garnering increasing attention and investment Australia’s potential for large-scale hydrogen production and distribution is garnering increasing attention and investment.
By Sally Bogle 26 September 2019 Asia Pacific / Alternative Fuels 0 34624
A drilling rig in Australia. (Beach Energy)

The key issue: Australian Energy Minister Matt Canavan is visiting South Korea and Japan this month as he seeks to cement burgeoning relations in the hydrogen sector.

Interfax analysis: Australia is looking to build on its longstanding trade relations with Asian energy buyers to develop a long-term hydrogen export industry in which LNG, coal and renewables will be used to produce, store and export hydrogen to Asia.

Although the projected consumption of hydrogen in South Korea and Japan is relatively small, demand could grow faster than expected...