Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra, has formed an agreement with a consortium comprised of Tokyo Gas Company, Osaka Gas Company, Toho Gas Company and Mitsubishi Corporation to participate in the evaluation of a proposed project to produce e-natural gas, a form of carbon recycling, in the U.S. Gulf Coast.
If the project is successful, it could be the first link of an international supply chain of liquified e-natural gas, a synthetic gas produced from renewable hydrogen and carbon dioxide.
The consortium is comprised of three of the leading gas utilities in Japan and Mitsubishi Corporation, which have been conducting preliminary feasibility work on the project since 2022. With the addition of Sempra Infrastructure, the companies seek to advance the energy transition through the global market of liquified e-natural gas.
“Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Toho Gas and Mitsubishi Corporation intend to realize the world’s first large-scale production and internatio