Enbridge Inc. says it has signed a letter of intent with Yara Clear Ammonia to collectively develop a blue ammonia manufacturing facility on the Enbridge Ingleside Power Heart close to Corpus Christi, Texas.
Blue ammonia refers to ammonia obtained from pure fuel, with the carbon dioxide generated as a byproduct of the method captured and saved.
It’s thought-about a extra environmentally pleasant means of manufacturing ammonia, though it differs from inexperienced ammonia, which is obtained from renewable vitality.
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Calgary-based Enbridge says the proposed facility would price between US$2.6 billion and US$2.9 billion, and would produce between 1.2 and 1.4 million tonnes per yr of low-carbon ammonia for use within the meet rising world demand.
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It says about 95 % of the carbon dioxide generated by the manufacturing course of will probably be captured and transported to close by everlasting underground storage.
Yara, which is the world’s largest ammonia distributor, is predicted to contract full offtake of the power.
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