With a strong hydrogen past, we have a good view on the future
Hydrogen can play a significant role in the global energy transition and given our unique breadth of expertise, we are well placed to provide solutions in all aspects of its production, storage and distribution.
Hydrogen has the highest energy content of any fuel and is well proven in industrial processes. It produces no emissions or pollutants during the combustion process, offering outstanding potential to decarbonise several sectors.
Our experience in the opportunities and challenges of hydrogen is decades-long. Our process technology team are global market leaders and, for over 60 years, have been supplying hydrogen production units based on steam reforming processes.
The environmental impact and efficiency of hydrogen depends on how it is produced: electricity or heat can power the process, but if the source of power is fossil fuel then the environmental benefits will only be realised if emissions are captured and stored. With this in mind we are at the forefront of developing reforming and carbon capture technologies as well as exploring reforming of bio-derived feedstocks and the production of hydrogen from renewables such as solar and wind.
Our ability to successfully deliver hydrogen projects draws on our multidisciplinary approach; combining our significant experience in hydrogen production and handling technologies together with our sector-leading clean energy knowledge.
To find out more about Wood and our capabilities, please contact us.
Technology and process equipment
World leaders in refinery and petrochemical integration, with a particular focus on hydrogen technology.Read more
Engineering, design and project management
With a long track record, our design and engineering expertise supports the delivery of clean energy projects.Read more
Wood provides full support for downstream facilities, helping customers to design, build, run and improve refining and petrochemical plants.Read more
Scaling up production to meet the promise of H2
If the world is going to realise the potential of hydrogen a vast increase in production is required.Read more
Clean energy solutions
Clean energy is complex, but we are well positioned to support at any stage of a project. Investors, owners, developers and lenders in clean energy all have one thing in common – they want to build and invest in successful projects.Read more
Hydrogen, can we unlock the full potential?
The most abundant element in the universe, hydrogen has very strong clean energy credentials.Read more
Building momentum in the CCS industry
In May, the Committee on Climate Change released a seminal report on how the UK could achieve ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.Read more