Japan companies to study making ammonia in Alaska for greener energy

Oct 4 (Reuters) – Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) said on Tuesday it will study the feasibility of producing ammonia in the state’s Cook Inlet region with Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp (8058.T) and TOYO Engineering Corp (6330.T) and Hilcorp Alaska.The four companies agreed to “evaluate the commercial feasibility of utilizing North Slope natural gas delivered to Southcentral Alaska via the Alaska LNG Project to produce carbon-free ammonia,” AGDC said.Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from production of the hydrogen-rich fuel can be captured and stored underground in the Cook Inlet basin, which has “world-class carbon sequestration potential,” Alaskan state-owned AGDC added.Register …
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