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International Developments in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage
November 14, 09:30-10:45 (UTC+0)
GCC Pavilion at COP22

This event highlighted advancements made in carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), including recent success with commercial deployment, supported by decades of research and development and real-world experience. It showcased CCUS projects operating now, proving that CCUS can be used in the power and industrial sectors for both new and existing facilities. The event aimed to

  • Highlight the ability of CCUS to help achieve deep decarbonization;
  • Showcase operational CCUS projects in the power and industrial sectors around the world; and
  • Describe national efforts tailored to accelerate broad deployment of CCUS for both power and industrial sectors.

Read a summary of the event, prepared by IISD Reporting Services.

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Agenda

9:30 AM:
Welcome and Opening of Event
H.E. Khalid Abuleif, Chief Negotiator for Climate Agreement, Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
9:35 AM:
Speaker Introduction
Mr. Arafat Al Yafei, CEO of the Abu Dhabi CCS Company, United Arab Emirates
 
9:37 AM:
Scene-setter: Global Role of CCUS
Mr. Paul Simons, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency
 
9:47 AM:
Panel Introduction
Ms. Sarah Forbes, Scientist, Department of Energy, United States of America
 
9:50 AM:
CCUS in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
H.E. Khalid Al Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
10:00 AM:
CCUS in the United States
The Honorable Ernest Moniz, Secretary, Department of Energy, United States of America
 
10:10 AM:
CCUS in Australia
The Honorable Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Australia
 
10:20 AM:
CCUS in the United Arab Emirates
H.E. Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary to the Minister, Ministry of Energy, United Arab Emirates
 
10:30 AM:
CCUS in Canada
Mr. Stephen Lucas, Senior Associate Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Canada            
 
10:40 AM:
Q&A
Moderated by Ms. Sarah Forbes
 
Close
 
 

November 14, 2016, Marrakech, Morocco