Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage has had a long history. It has been applied extensively in the natural gas domain for treatment of natural gas (sour gas) and the production of CO2 for enhanced gas recovery (EGR). Interest for CCUS grew steadily with the increase of climate mitigation and green power production. CCUS was seen as an excellent technology to decarbonize existing power systems quickly and effectively. The CO2 itself could then be stored underground or used for chemical production or enhanced oil recovery. However, this never happened and CCUS stalled. In recent years the interest for CCUS has re-emerged but not for the power sector. Hard to decarbonize sectors like industry, steel, cement and chemistry look towards this technology as a potential lifeline. In addition, starting an hydrogen economy by first producing blue hydrogen from natural gas with CCS is seen as a serious option. Contributing to a renaissance of CCUS. But will it now finally come? 

Key points

  • Historic CCUS development
  • Key projects
  • Cost evolution
  • Innovation pathways
  • Potential of new applications of CCUS
This webinar is in collaboration with St. Petersburg International Gas Forum

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The experts

Ekaterina KravetskayaModerator of this webinar

Ekaterina Kravetskaya (Russia) is a Marketing Director Russia at Energy Delta Institute since 2015 and develops EDI professional training programs and networking events for the energy Russian market.  Ekaterina has been working in the international energy industry since 2003 representing the Dutch gas infrastructure company N.V.Nederlandse Gasunie in Russia as Business Development Advisor Gas and New Energy – hydrogen, green gas and CCUS.

Lecturer Biogas

Leon Stille

Leon Stille, General Manager EDI, has a background in Earth Sciences (BSc) and renewable energy technology (MSc) from the University of Utrecht. From the start of his career he has focused on conventional and renewable energy technology development and education. He has held commercial roles in several energy companies such as the Dutch gas grid operator Alliander and international oil & gas company Frames. Furthermore, he worked for Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research (TNO) as business development manager dedicated to enabling and accelerating the energy transition. Leon holds two patents, is key lecturer renewable gas, expert speaker on energy transition topics and moderator of an energy series webinar.