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Mitsubishi's ammonia fuel project in Indonesia to tap carbon capture

Trading house seeks Japan-bound exports to aid Tokyo's emissions goal

An ammonia plant of Indonesian fertilizer producer Panca Amara Utama will be repurposed for the fuel and carbon capture initiative with Mitsubishi. (Photo courtesy of PAU)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Corp. plans to begin manufacturing ammonia as a fuel source in Indonesia using an emissions-reducing process within five years and ship it to Japan.

The Japanese trading house has teamed on a study of carbon capture and storage technologies with state-backed Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp., Indonesia's Bandung Institute of Technology and Panca Amara Utama, an Indonesian ammonia producer partly owned by Mitsubishi.

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