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SPE is firmly focused on the future of our industry. Here, our member experts focus on hydrogen and its role in energy transition, including blue hydrogen and the goals of net zero. Join in the discussion of new technologies, challenges and opportunities, the latest news and developments, and resources to grow your knowledge.


Discussing New Technologies and Opportunities

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Latest Hydrogen News: Journal of Petroleum Technology

A Grand Challenge: Net-Zero Operations—Changing the Definition of “Business as Usual”

01 May 2024
At COP28, more than 50 oil and gas companies took a historic step toward decarbonization by launching the Oil & Gas Decarbonization Charter. This article explores the importance of this effort, the opportunities available to the industry to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions, and the key technologies needed to achieve the net-zero goal.

In-Situ Hydrogen Production From Natural Gas Wells With Subsurface Carbon Retention

24 April 2024
To meet the objective of balancing economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection, a natural gas gasification process within a downhole completion tool is proposed that converts methane wells into hydrogen production wells, while simultaneously capturing the process-generated carbon downhole and reinjecting the carbon dioxide into the surrounding geology.

Navigating Tax Credits: Challenges for the Hydrogen Spectrum

01 April 2024
Pink hydrogen, produced through water electrolysis powered by nuclear energy, recently drew attention which underscored the complexity of decision-making in advancing such projects.

Integrating North Sea Sectors Can Boost Development of Commercially Viable, Renewable, Low-Carbon Hydrogen

26 February 2024
This paper assesses the opportunity for an integrated and circular approach to developing the offshore energy sector for the energy transition. It evaluates how offshore wind, green hydrogen production, and heritage oil and gas expertise can be brought together to benefit all sectors to support a viable green hydrogen and wind economy.

Tracking the Energy Transition: The Hydrogen Edition

14 February 2024
Mitsubishi, Kraft Heinz, and Petrobras develop plans for hydrogen plants, and the US Department of Energy funds projects throughout the country.

Study Investigates Hydrogen Storage in Depleted Shale Reservoirs

01 January 2024
This paper adds to ongoing research in hydrogen storage, focusing on efficient extraction of hydrogen to be stored potentially in depleted unconventional formations.

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