The hydrogenation of nitrogen to give ammonia is conducted on a vast scale by the Haber-Bosch process, consuming an estimated 1% of the world's energy supply.
Oxygen can be partially hydrogenated to give hydrogen peroxide, although this process has not been commercialized.
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