Global Update on CCS and Regional Project Perspectives

Date: 
Saturday, 1 December 2012 - 11:00am
Event type: 
Seminar

This side event will provide a global update of CCS projects as well as explore the challenges of CCS technology from a developing country perspective, especially in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The discussion will focus on the prevailing suite of CCS projects and their support needs (including the role of the Clean Development Mechanism) as well as their technological challenges and risks. 

Presenters for this event are:

  • Mr. Khalid M. Abuleif, Sustainability Advisor to the Minister, Chief Negotiator for Climate Agreements, Saudi Arabia
  • Arafat Al Yafei, the CO2 /N2 manager at ADNOC- speaking on Masdar (TBC)
  • Frederic Hague, CEO Bellona speaking on the Sahara Project
  • Barry Jones (Global CCS Institute)
This event will be held from 3:00PM-4:30PM in the GCC Pavilion withing the UNFCCC precinct.