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Chevron, Woodside join Hydrogen Council

The Hydrogen Council has introduced a wave of new members, growing its numbers to 81 companies and 22 new members, representing the full hydrogen supply chain and several regions of the world with expanding hydrogen markets.

Oil and gas giants Chevron and Woodside Energy are two of the 12 new supporting members to join the council.

The Hydrogen Council is a CEO-led global initiative of leading energy, transport and industry companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition. The addition of the its newest members is the culmination of a year of strong progress in 2019.

Chevron, based in California, United States is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies.

The company, which explores for produces and transports crude oil and natural gas, refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants, has established a strong presence in Australia, including at the Gorgon and Wheatstone liquified natural gas (LNG) projects.

Perth-based Woodside is a pioneer of the LNG industry in Australia and a leading natural gas producer in the country.

Woodside is focussed on establishing collaborative partnerships to share and improve knowledge and facilitate problem solving across the hydrogen value chain.

Perth-based iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group is also listed as one of the 12 supporting members.

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