KBR Bags South Korean Hydrogen Project
KBR has been awarded a contract to provide technical advisory solutions to SK E&S for its hydrogen development business in South Korea, it said in a January 19 statement.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide technical solutions to support SK's plan to build a 30,000 metric tons/year liquefied hydrogen facility and supply liquefied hydrogen to various metropolitan areas in South Korea. The initial phase of the project includes KBR reviewing key licensor technologies.
SK Group announced last month that it would invest in assets that will provide hydrogen as a next-generation eco-friendly energy source. The company, South Korea’s largest LNG supplier, is also looking to operate an eco-friendly blue hydrogen mass production system. It imports more than 3mn mt/yr of LNG and plans to additionally produce 250,000 mt of blue hydrogen from 2025 by using natural gas.