For major oil and gas companies that are increasingly touting their commitments to clean energy, hydrogen holds special appeal.

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When burned, hydrogen does not emanate the greenhouse gases (GHG) scientists say damage the environment and fuel global warming. It can be delivered by pipeline or shipped and, notably, it is relatively easy to store when compared with other renewable sources of electricity such as solar and wind.

So-called green hydrogen, still in its infancy, is the key for energy companies navigating what many in the industry believe is an inevitable transition from fossil fuels to renewables over the next three decades. Made using water – not hydrocarbons – green hydrogen holds promise as a genuinely clean source of fuel to power everything from factories to...