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Welspun Corp partners with Tata Steel to make pipes for transporting hydrogen, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Welspun Corp Ltd (WCL) has partnered with Tata Steel to develop the “fabrication framework and then fabricate” pipes for transporting pure hydrogen and hydrogen mixed with natural gas.

While Welspun Corp Ltd, the flagship company of the Welspun Group, is one of the leading manufacturers of welded line pipe, Tata Steel is among the top three steel companies in India.

“Welspun Corp Ltd and Tata Steel Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding to work jointly on the development of the framework and then the manufacture of green pipes for the transport of pure hydrogen and hydrogen mixed with natural gas,” said WCL in a press release.

The strategic green energy partnership with Tata Steel is to assess the suitability of a variety of pipes manufactured by WCL for the transport of the fuel of the future, which will help to alleviate the problems associated with climate change and build a future safe for posterity, he said.

This MoU (MoU) will improve the general understanding and knowledge of hydrogen transport globally, Welspun Corp said.

In October 2021, Welspun Corp had joined the H2Pipe joint industry project on hydrogen pipelines launched by leading industry certification body DNV AS Energy Systems Pipeline Technology.

This was a global industry project to develop the “world’s first guideline” for transporting hydrogen gas in existing and new offshore pipelines.

Vipul Mathur, Managing Director and CEO of Welspun Corp Limited, said, “We are working to strengthen its expanding product portfolio both in India and globally while focusing on building a world ready for the future. ‘coming.

Rajeev Singhal, VP Marketing and Sales (Flat Products) at Tata Steel, said: “The partnership is an important step in our journey towards sustainability.

“This will allow us to jointly develop steel for the safe transport of hydrogen gas, which is a key requirement for hydrogen adoption, in line with the government’s National Hydrogen Mission.”