Event Date and Location: 
September 8–9, 2008, Salvador, Brazil

The 5th CSLF Capacity Building in Emerging Economies Workshop was held in Salvador, Brazil, on September 8-9, 2008. There were a total of 110 attendees from 11 countries, including many from Brazil’s energy sector. The Workshop was held in conjunction with a Petrobras seminar on CCS that had 24 sessions on topics that capture; compression; transportation; utilization in the oil and gas industries; storage; measurement, monitoring, and validation; CCS policy, management, regulation, education, and public perception; pilot and demonstration projects; CCS sustainability and ethics; and risk analysis.  Petrobras provided special sessions within their seminar for the International Energy Agency, the Society for Petroleum Engineers, the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association, and the Brazilian Climate Change and Carbon Sequestration Network, and a special session wherein six invited papers were presented by CSLF Members.

Monday, September 8, 2008

  Justin Swift, United States Department of Energy
  Paulo Cunha, Petrobras Research Centre, Brazil
  Fernando Luiz Zancan, Associação Brasileira do Carvão Mineral, Brazil
  Marcelo Ketzer, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul Carbon Storage Research Center, Brazil
  Carbon (CO2) Capture (pdf 2.77 MB)
  Kelly Thambimuthu, Centre for Low Emission Technology, Australia

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

  Peter Wilson, Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Australia
  Pierre Le Thiez, GeoGreen, France
  John Panek, United States Department of Energy
  Lee Spangler, Zero Emission Research and Technology Center, United States
  Stefan Bachu, Alberta Research Council, Canada
  Jim Ekmann, Leonardo Technologies, United States