Hydrogen and hydrocarbons

The administration of US President George W. Bush deserves credit for two aspects of its push for hydrogen as vehicle fuel. The initiative is ambitious. And it draws useful attention to questions that must have answers if the ambition is to come true.Should the oil and gas industry consider itself threatened by this promotion of a hydrogen economy, on behalf of which Energy Sec. Spencer Abraham recently appealed for international cooperation? Two answers: no and yes.No market threatThe industry should not feel threatened by market loss. Hydrogen will not soon replace oil and natural gas. Its considerable advantages—abundance, pollution-free combustion, and role as energy carrier in ...

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