Russia: MOU Topsoe, Shchekinoazot to Explore Opportunities for CO2 Emission Reduction

Editor: Ahlam Rais

Under a MOU signed between Haldor Topsoe and Shchekinoazot, both the companies will work together to reduce the carbon footprint of Shchekinoazot’s existing and future plants in the Tula region, Russia.

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Shchekinoazot aims to establish production of green and blue methanol, ammonia, and hydrogen by using Topsoe’s experience and technologies.
Shchekinoazot aims to establish production of green and blue methanol, ammonia, and hydrogen by using Topsoe’s experience and technologies.
(Source: Haldor Topsoe)

Kgs. Lyngby/Denmark – Topsoe and the Russian chemical company Shchekinoazot have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to synchronize vison and plans on developing blue and green methanol, ammonia, and hydrogen production and reducing CO2 emissions. At the online signing ceremony, parties agreed to inform each other on latest technological developments and jointly explore opportunities of implementing Topsoe’s technologies at Shchekinoazot’s plants to efficiently and safely produce high quality chemicals with the lowest rates of greenhouse gas emission.

“Our company’s vision is to be recognized as the global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024, and we are excited to share our groundbreaking technologies with our long-term partner Shchekinoazot,” says Roeland Baan, CEO and President of Haldor Topsoe.

“We believe that with Haldor Topsoe’s support we’ll be able to lead the green transformation and be one of the frontrunners who will blaze the trail for the Russian chemical industry. Saving the natural resources is an extremely important issue for all countries. Working for the world’s prosperity, which is one of our key principles, we keep on buying into environmental, ecological, human safety, and climate protection programs on an annual basis. I’m confident that working together with Topsoe in this area and practical steps towards reducing CO2 emissions are the key to proper development for ecology and industry,” says Boris Sokol, President of Shchekinoazot.

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