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Hydrogen and carbon capture and storage

We are supporting clients, industrial clusters and key stakeholders with their strategic intentions around hydrogen to move us rapidly towards a decarbonised economy.

Why choose Costain

Our unique blend of expertise means we are well placed to help tackle this challenge, including:

  • In-depth knowledge of the gas transmission and distribution networks and gas compression
  • Leading edge capability in design and build, technology selection and optimisation for large-scale gas processing and separation facilities
  • A track record of executing innovative feasibility and concept design work
  • A safety culture and in-depth experience of ensuring safe operation of hydrogen facilities
  • Deep understanding of carbon capture and storage, including intellectual property to reduce the cost of carbon capture from hydrogen.

Hydrogen and CCUS capabilities

Hydrogen capability

We are technical advisers on the processes, systems and technologies that will enable the widespread adoption of hydrogen during the transition to a zero-carbon energy system. Our experts support business case development as well as the design, implementation and operation of associated infrastructure and network upgrades.

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CCUS capability

Costain has experience of a range of carbon capture technologies, particularly low temperature separation, and is continuing to develop innovative processes. The unusual physical behaviour of high pressure CO₂ is a particular consideration in the design of systems for carbon capture, usage and storage.

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Supporting hydrogen uptake in Wales

Costain is providing front end engineering on two projects to advance the use of hydrogen in Wales. The HYDERUS project is investigating a localised hydrogen production and combined heat and power system, and the Hy-Value project will convert sewage-derived biogas into hydrogen to provide clean energy to South Wales.

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Tracking Hydrogen

In conversation with Dave Richardson and Energy Voice
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Meet the experts

Dave Richardson

Dave is passionate about accelerating the transition to a decarbonised energy market and, recognising Costain’s significant track record across the full life cycle in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) and hydrogen, is initiating the deployment of deep decarbonisation.

Dave Richardson
Syla Clarke

Lead process engineer Syla Clarke is passionate about applying her key skills in process engineering and project management to help Costain accelerate the UK towards a carbon neutral future as part of the company’s climate change action plan.

Syla Clarke
Hywel Woolf

As the discipline lead for environmental consulting, Hywel is responsible for growing the capability with new and existing clients. Hywel’s desire to accelerate positive social and environmental change is welcomed by clients who are looking for the most sustainable solutions to tackle the climate emergency.

Hywel Woolf

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The future outlook for hydrogen
We’ve agreed a net zero target by 2050 but have we agreed a technically deliverable plan to get there?

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bp awards Costain onshore carbon capture project in Teesside
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Community-scale hydrogen production project set to begin in South Wales
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Costain to develop first of a kind hydrogen storage facility for the HyNet Project
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