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Baker Hughes, Samsung Engineering join forces for CCUS and hydrogen tech

Duckkyu Moon, Samsung Engineering, and Rod Christie, Baker Hughes during the signing of the MoU (Source: Baker Hughes)

Baker Hughes and Samsung Engineering have announced a new partnership that will explore low to zero-carbon projects utilizing carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), and hydrogen technologies.

As part of this new association, Baker Hughes and Samsung will ascertain joint business development opportunities for energy and industrial customers to help ease emissions.

The areas of prospect for Baker Hughes' technology comprises compression and NovaLT gas turbine technology as well as flexible pipes for transportation.

Samsung Engineering aims to provide its engineering, procurement, and construction expertise for offering and deploying low carbon solutions for projects across refineries, petrochemical plants, and cutting-edge industrial and environmental facilities.

This comprises water treatment and air pollution prevention applications.

The two companies will primarily focus on projects with key Korean customers domestically and abroad, as well as bearing in mind expansions to other customers or regions where there is the prospect to do so.

Duckkyu Moon, Senior Vice-President and Head of Solution Business Division at Samsung Engineering, said, "We are excited to partner with a leading technology provider like Baker Hughes to deliver advanced technologies for CCUS and hydrogen to our customers.

"We are positioning ourselves as a green solution provider, and we will continue to invest in technology and develop new projects for pursuing carbon neutrality."

Rod Christie, Executive Vice President of Turbomachinery & Process Solutions at Baker Hughes, said, "To meet the Paris Climate Accords by 2050, energy solutions that utilize hydrogen and CCUS to decarbonize operations are critical.

"Together with partners such as Samsung Engineering, Baker Hughes is committed to making low- to zero-carbon operations a reality for our customers.

"Our leading technologies and engineering capabilities will provide new opportunities for implementation as we advance these new energy frontiers."

Author : Debi Dash
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