Researchers at the University of Lorraine, France, discovered a huge natural hydrogen deposit in Folschviller, Moselle-East. This unexpected find was part of the Regalor research program, which aimed to assess coal methane resources. The concentration of hydrogen increased unexpectedly from 6% at 850m deep to nearly 20% at 1,250m. Mathematical models now suggest that at a depth of 3,000 meters, hydrogen levels could surpass 90%.The deposit could potentially hold up to 19.5 Tcf (46 million tons) of natural hydrogen and has drawn interest from various companies and countries for its potential as a clean energy source. FDE is the first company to attempt to commercialise natural H2 in Lorraine and expects to drill wells soon.
Potentially Huge Natural Hydrogen Deposit Discovered in France, Lorraine
Updated: Nov 23