Enbridge Inc. and Humble Midstream, LLC today (6th May) announced the joint development and marketing of a low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production and export facility at the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center (EIEC) near Corpus Christi, Texas.
Enbridge and Humble plan to develop a utility-scale ultra-low carbon production facility capable of supplying both low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia to meet the growing global and domestic demand. Up to 95% of the CO2 generated in the production process will be sequestered in newly developed carbon capture infrastructure, including facilities to be owned and operated by Enbridge, making this a fully integrated low-carbon solution.
Enbridge’s affiliate, Texas Eastern Transmission Pipeline, is expected to provide the transportation service for feed gas that will be used for the production process. Both hydrogen and ammonia have zero CO2 emissions at the point of use.
Enbridge and Humble intend to jointly market the capacity of the facility and are in discussions with several potential offtake customers. The construction of any facilities will be subject to sufficient customer support and receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.
Colin Gruending, Enbridge Executive VP and President Liquids Pipelines, said, “The EIEC is already the premier export facility on the US Gulf Coast and will play an even greater role in global energy security and sustainability. We’re excited to work with Humble to further develop this opportunity.”
Steven Huckaby, Humble Midstream CEO, commented, “We believe the midstream expertise of both companies positions us well to provide affordable hydrogen and ammonia to a marketplace seeking low carbon alternative fuels.”