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CO2 Value Members Engie and Sunfire presented CCU projects (production of low-carbon methane and transportation fuels) at ZEP conference that took place at the European Parliament on 28 January in Brussels.

This event provided fresh perspectives on how a European CO2 infrastructure can enable the industrial transition towards net-zero GHG emissions by 2050, bringing together key stakeholders to discuss the role of CCUS technologies in achieving this goal.

Dutch MEP Tom Berendsen, shadow rapporteur for the European Parliament own-initiative report on “A new long-term strategy for Europe’s industrial future”, hosted the event. The discussions was followed by presentations of ground-breaking European CCUS projects and a networking reception.

16:00          Start

16:30          Opening remarks

  • Tom Berendsen (EPP, NL), MEP host

16:40          Interview, moderated by Sonja van Renssen, Energy Post

  • Graeme Sweeney, Chairman, ZEP
  • Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Director-General, DG ENER, European Commission (TBC)

17:00   Panel debate and Q&A, moderated by Sonja van Renssen, Energy Post  

  • Ditte Juul Jørgensen
  • Benjamin Denis, IndustriALL
  • Mark Driessen, Manager Public Affairs, Port of Rotterdam Authority
  • Per Sandberg, Senior Advisor, Equinor
  • Henry Smyth, Head of Market Development, ERVIA
  • Rob van der Meer, EU Director, HeidelbergCement

18:20          Closing remarks by Jens Geier MEP

18:30          Presentation of CCUS projects and networking reception

Address by

  • Haitze Siemers, Head of Unit New Energy Technologies, Innovation and Clean Coal, European Commission, DG ENER
  • European CCUS projects

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Presentations from CO2 Value members:

Daniel Marenne from Engie click here

Hergen Thore Wolf from Sunfire click here