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Casale-Technip agreement marks a new era for Blue Hydrogen

Technip Energies and Casale Join Forces to Offer Advanced Autothermal Reforming-Based Technology for the Blue Hydrogen Market

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20 April 2023

Casale SA (Lugano) and Technip Energies (PARIS: TE) announce a new partnership to jointly license oxidative reforming-based technologies, Auto-thermal Reforming (ATR) and Partial Oxidation (POx) technologies for the blue hydrogen market. ATR is a process to produce syngas that contains hydrogen, CO and CO2. It becomes cost-effective for low-carbon hydrogen when combined with carbon capture technology and suitable for larger-scale facilities. As part of this collaboration, Technip Energies and Casale will be co-licensors of the technology and will offer Process Design Package (PDP), proprietary equipment and entire plants. In order to decarbonize hydrogen facilities, the ATR-based solution could achieve up to 99% of carbon capture rate. Technip Energies’ two centers of excellence for hydrogen, Claremont CA, US and Zoetermeer, NL, will jointly execute with Casale PDP for ATR-based blue hydrogen projects. Loic Chapuis, SVP Gas & Low Carbon Energies of Technip Energies, commented:
"We are excited to announce this partnership with Casale, which will allow us to offer cutting-edge ATR-based solutions for the blue hydrogen market. By leveraging our global leadership in hydrogen, having delivered more than 30% of the installed capacity worldwide, with our combined proprietary technologies, we are confident that we can provide advanced and cost-effective solutions that will meet the needs of our customers. ATR-based solutions will be complementary to T.EN's proprietary SMR-based solutions, allowing us to offer a complete range of solutions in the low-carbon hydrogen market. We look forward to working with Casale to drive innovation and decarbonize hydrogen production at scale."
Federico Zardi, CEO of Casale SA, said:
“We are delighted to enter this partnership with Technip Energies, a global leader in hydrogen plants. This partnership can provide the market with advanced solutions for the decarbonization of the world, leveraging our long history of developing and applying advanced ATR and POx technologies with several ATR-based mega production units already delivered, in combination with Technip Energies’ technological expertise in the hydrogen field.”