South Korean, Malaysian players tie-up on green hydrogen venture in Sarawak

March 18, 2022

Dateline 2022-01-26, Upstream Online:

South Korea’s Samsung Engineering, Posco and Lotte Chemical plus SEDC Energy – a Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) subsidiary– have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a green hydrogen and ammonia project.

The Sarawak H2biscus green hydrogen/ammonia project (H2biscus Project) will be located in Bintulu, East Malaysia which is already home to the Petronas LNG Complex and Shell’s gas-to-liquids facility.

The H2biscus Project is looking to convert hydropower and natural gas to green hydrogen/methanol and blue hydrogen, and for the conversion of hydrogen to ammonia, aiming to supply hydrogen and ammonia to Korea and Sarawak.