CIP and LOTTE agree to bolster clean ammonia collaboration

Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), through its Energy Transition Fund, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korea’s LOTTE Chemical Corporation to strengthen collaboration on clean ammonia projects.

Under the MoU, the two companies will discuss and finalize agreements for the supply, purchase, and sale of blue ammonia to LOTTE from CIP’s St. Charles Project in Louisiana, U.S., and green ammonia from CIP’s Murchison Project in Australia.

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Additionally, CIP and LOTTE agreed to initiate discussions regarding the development of and investment in low-carbon ammonia projects on a global basis. The two companies also intend to discuss potential collaboration on projects in infrastructure bunkering and other sectors in connection with low-carbon ammonia.

CEO & Head of Hydrogen Business Group of LOTTE Chemical Corporation JinKoo Hwang said: “We are delighted to cooperate with CIP, a global leader in greenfield renewable energy investments. With the Korean government’s strong policy support on energy transition, Korea will be the fastest growing market for clean hydrogen and ammonia. We will take lead in providing sustainable clean ammonia by utilising the strengths and expertise of both companies.”

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CIP Partner Søren Toftgaard commented: “We believe blue and green ammonia will co-exist for many years, as we gradually transition from fossil-based production. And we continue to see significant opportunities for both in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. We are proud of the new partnership with LOTTE on ammonia projects development and offtake to Korea and consider it an important step that could open further opportunities for our Energy Transition Fund.”