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CCUS Conference Rotterdam

CCUS Conference Rotterdam

Presentations 8 June 2022


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12:00     Arrival with lunch

13:00     Welcome by hosts

Remco de Boer (Researcher),
Jan Hopman, (CATO),
Ragnhild Rønneberg (Research Council of Norway, coordinator of ACT) and
Bård Ivar Svendsen (Ambassador of Norway to the Netherlands).
In Memoriam Jan Brouwer

13:10     Introduction to the Port of Rotterdam

Allard Castelein, CEO Port of Rotterdam

13:20     Keynote Speech 1: A Norwegian perspective on CCUS

Amund Vik, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy 

13:30     Keynote Speech 2: The role of CCUS in the Netherlands

                Hans Vijlbrief, Dutch State Secretary for the Extractive Industries 

13:40     EU Commission policy on CCS and CCU
                Chris Bolesta, European Commission

13:50     Experiences with the development of a policy framework for CCUS in the Netherlands

                Joëlle Rekers, Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy  

14:00     Critical infrastructure for a net zero Europe

Martijn Smit, Director Business Development Northern Lights 

14:10     CO2 reduction through storage beneath the North Sea - Launching CCS in the Netherlands

Nico de Meester, Porthos 

14.20     Q&A

                Moderated by Remco de Boer, Researcher

15:00     Break

15:30     Clean Ammonia: Blue hydrogen as first step to green

                Michael Schlaug, Managing Director Yara Netherlands 

15.40     The need for cross-border CO2infrastructure
               Jonas Helseth, Director, Bellona Europa 

              Societal perspectives on CCS
               Michelle Prins, Natuur & Milieu 

16:00     Panel Discussion: Political Perspectives on CCUS
                 Moderated by Remco de Boer, Researcher 
                - Tom Berendsen, European Parliament, on Video 
                - Paal Frisvold, Miljøpartiet De Grønne (Green Party), on Video
                - Jonas Helseth, Bellona Europe 
                - Michelle Prins, Natuur & Milieu 
                - Joëlle Rekers, Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
                - Amund Vik, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy 
                - Richard Wouters, Wetenschappelijk Bureau GroenLinks 

17:00     Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT) - a successful transnational funding scheme

                Ragnhild Rønneberg, Research Council of Norway, coordinator of ACT 

17:10     Closing Remarks

                Bård Ivar Svendsen, Ambassador of Norway to the Netherlands 

17.20     Drinks & Walking Dinner




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