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Black & Veatch prioritizes carbon sequestration in KeyState Natural Gas Synthesis plant in Pennsylvania


Black & Veatch emphasizes low-carbon approach in KeyState Natural Gas Synthesis plant in Pennsylvania

In a statement international giant in decarbonization solutions Black & Veatch said, it has begun pre-FEED activities related to the KeyState Natural Gas Synthesis plant in Pennsylvania with the aim to produce hydrogen, automobile grade urea (DEF) and ammonia.
The project is one of Pennsylvania’s first in the manufacturing of low-carbon hydrogen and different merchandise that employs carbon seize and garage (CCS). Using the modern CCS technology, carbon can be eliminated in the course of the method and sequestered in huge degree completely underground.
“The KeyState task aligns with the task advent and monetary effect targets contained within the Inflation Reduction Act, which help Appalachian groups that can enjoy the strength transition,” said Perry Babb, KeyState's CEO. “Emissions discount and fantastic task advent can manifest together and make a splendid distinction in lots of areas.”
Black & Veatch’s has experience in ammonia and nitrogen processing based on its fertilizer business; it also has business interests in liquified hydrogen. CCS and power technology are uniquely aligned to the plant’s key fulfilment factors.
“As decarbonization efforts boost up across the globe, this facility represents an vital funding in a lower-carbon destiny and demonstrates that it is viable to supply greener fertilizers and fuels whilst sequestering greenhouse gas emissions connected to weather change,” said Laszlo von Lazar, president of strength and method industries at Black & Veatch.
Incidentally, Black & Veatch is a member of the Ammonia Energy Association, an influential adviser of accountable ammonia use in a sustainable strength economy
About Black & Veatch 
Black & Veatch is a 100 percentage employee-owned international engineering, procurement, consulting and production corporation. Since 1915, they have helped customers enhance their quality of lives by addressing the resilience and reliability of its critical infrastructure assets. In 2021, it reported sales of $3 billion.