Nikkei Asia reported on August 3 that Itochu Corporation is planning the 2026 start of commercial ammonia production in Alberta. The company will conduct a joint feasibility study with the Canadian subsidiary of Petronas, Malaysia’s state energy company. The plant is expected to cost C$1.6 billion. Located in a Petronas-owned field, it is set to be one of the world’s largest manufacturing facilities for the clean-burning fuel. Itochu plans to ship it to Japan, in a bid to meet emissions-cutting goals.