In Texas, Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., the USA affiliate of Nippon Sanso Holding Corporation, Tokyo, has signed a long-term Supply Agreement to meet hydrogen requirements for a 75,000 bpd refinery in Mobile, Alabama owned by Vertex Energy. The Matheson Facility will have a nameplate capacity exceeding 30 mmscfd hydrogen production and the capability to process a range of feedstocks, including renewable naphtha and other co-products from Vertex’s Renewable Diesel production, as well as natural gas, as necessary. The Facility is designed in accordance with Matheson HYCO’s global standards with respect to safety, ultra-high supply reliability, and with the flexibility required to best integrate these specifications with Vertex’s operations and supply considerations. Conceptual Design of the HYCO Facility has been completed and engineering has been progressed. Procurement of critical path equipment by Matheson has also commenced.