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Contributors throughout the
Al Attiyah Basis CEO Roundtable yesterday.

Internationally famend consultants and high choice makers got here collectively to share their insights and views on the present and future function of Carbon Seize Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) within the battle towards local weather change on the newest CEO Roundtable held by the Al Attiyah Basis.
The roundtable, titled ‘Assessing the Function of Carbon Seize Utilisation and Storage (CCUS),’ featured distinguished audio system together with Braulio Pikman, Technical Director at ERM, Ian Kuwahara, Director of Vitality and Industrial Innovation at VERRA, Martina Lyons, Affiliate Programme Officer at IRENA and Andrea Zambianco, Fertilizer & Syngas Enterprise Supervisor at Saipem.
Through the occasion, which was moderated by the acclaimed CGTN host Nawied Jabarkhyl, the consultants mentioned the rising significance of CCUS within the battle to cut back artifical carbon dioxide emissions launched into the environment.
CCUS is a collection of applied sciences to seize CO2 from carbon-emitting processes and to retailer it safely for the long run in underground rock formations or convert it into helpful merchandise or secure minerals. CCUS entails three steps aimed toward lowering the discharge of anthropogenic CO2 emissions into the environment. Carbon dioxide is captured from anthropogenic sources; it’s transported to the injection web site; and completely saved in geological storage or utilised.
From this course of, consultants estimate that the most effective know-how may seize as much as 90 p.c of the CO2 emissions produced from the usage of fossil fuels in electrical energy era and industrial processes.
Audio system agreed that CCUS has the potential to play a vital function in tackling carbon emissions, together with in laborious to abate sectors similar to manufacturing and industrial energy, however famous additional innovation is essential for additional adoption in key industries.
The landmark Sleipner CCS set up off Norway went dwell in 1996 as a part of a pure gasoline growth, and since that point roughly a million tonnes of CO2 every year has been gathered, compressed and re-injected into subsea geological formations.
In March 2022 QatarEnergy (QE) outlined pioneering plans to scale up its CCUS and solar energy era capabilities as a part of its drive to considerably cut back the carbon footprint at its services. In an replace of its sustainability technique, QE revealed it would develop “carbon seize and storage know-how to seize over 11 million tonnes every year of CO2 in Qatar by 2035.” Chairman of the Board of Trustees on the Al Attiyah Basis and former Minister of Business and Vitality H E Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah highlighted the significance of applied sciences similar to CCUS within the race to web zero by mid-century. P10

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