Towards green hydrogen

Hydrogen is the single most abundant chemical in the universe. It makes up roughly 75% of all normal matter. However, if the element is so common, why are hydrogen end users – such as hydrogenated or hydrotreated vegetable oil producers currently dealing with a shortage?

The answer lies in hydrogen's nature. Although abundant, most hydrogen on earth is bound into molecules, like water or various organic compounds.

Read all about it on page 22 of Oils and Fats International, May 2022 issue.