Calendar6 November 2017
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Today marks the start of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Ipieca will be attending COP23 and holding a side event Making CCS fly, as part of our effort to raise understanding and help inform constructive discussion on carbon capture and storage (CCS).

In 2016 Ipieca released a report Exploring low-emissions pathways which identified CCS as a key technology in meeting the aims of the Paris Agreement, and in September 2017, held a workshop to discuss the role, barriers and opportunities of CCS with participants from across the oil and gas industry, other industry sectors, academia, and varies government organizations.

Ipieca will continue the dialogue on CCS at COP23, where during the side event, expert speakers will communicate the outcomes of the workshop and panellists will discuss their views on the role of CCS for meeting the aims of the Paris Agreement.

The event will take place on Monday 13 November from 15:00-18:00 in the IETA Business Hub, Bonn Zone and will feature:

David Hone (Shell, Chief Climate Change Adviser)

Liz Rogers: (BP Vice President Environment, SR and HSSE; Ipieca Vice-Chair)
Jim Herbertson: (Ipieca, Technical Director Climate and Energy)
Arthur Lee: (Chevron Fellow and Senior Adviser)

John Scowcroft (Global CCS Institute)
Andrew Purvis (World Steel)
Trude Sundset (Gassnova)
Eric Holdsworth (Edison Electric Institute)
Dominique Copin (OGCI)

The event will conclude with a networking reception.

In addition to the side event, Ipieca will present at the Storing carbon dioxide in order to meet Paris Agreement targets joint event, co-hosted with CO2GeoNet, European Business Council for Sustainable Energy (e5) and Taiwan Carbon Capture Storage and Utilisation Association (TCCSUA). The event will take place on 8 November, 09:00-10:30, in the Energies pavilion, Bonn zone.

On 14 November, 11:00-12:30, Ipieca will present at the Environmental Resources Management and CO2 Capture Project's event the Review of CO2 EOR Transitioning to CCS: Follow-on Deep Dive Study of Texas and Alberta, in the IETA Business Hub, Bonn zone.

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